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XAVIER VIGNON CÔTES DU RHÔNE 2017 AP
Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer XAVIER VIGNON
Deep purple colour. Slightly spicy, ripe plum-cherry-raspberry nose with some gentle licorice-sandalwood notes. Dry, medium to medium-full bodied, quite well structured, spicy, ripe plum flavours with a fairly crisp, sandalwood-licorice-tinged, high acid finish. Quite ready-to-drink. This tasty ORGANIC red has 14.5% alcohol and 4 g/L residual sugar. A REPEAT of the 2017 that was released on July 20, 2019. TONY ASPLER / 90-points / BEST BUY - Deep purple colour; cedary, floral nose of blackberries and dark chocolate with vanilla oak notes; medium to full-bodied, dry, richly extracted mulberry flavour with balancing acidity. Great value at only $16.95. CSPC 297317
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Nob Est
Country France
Region Rhône
Rating **+(89 points)
Solid, Tangy, Ripe
LCBO Text Status Recommended by Vintage Assessments!
A Best Buy
TASTING NOTE: Medium to full-bodied, with excellent ripeness and concentration, the 2017 Cotes du Rhone boasts assertive blueberry and blackberry fruit. Somewhere between velvety and silky, it's a charming mouthful of Southern Rhône red. Drink date: 2019-2024. Score - 89-91 (Joe Czerwinski, robertparker.com, Oct. 31, 2018) Price $ 16.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - October 26, 2019
Cases bought 1562 (12 bottles per case)

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Score:    - NOT PRESENTED   * Very Basic     *+ OK    ** Good    **/**+ Very Good    **+ Excellent    *** Outstanding    ***+ Superb

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