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Vintage Assessments Tasting Note Producer XAVIER
This co-fermented blend of 75% Grenache, 15% Mourvèdre and 10% Syrah has a fairly deep ruby colour. The nose is fruit focused - fresh plums, raspberries and cherry with some spicy notes. Dry, medium bodied, harmonious, slightly spicy, plum-cherry flavours with a lingering, harmonious, fresh, crisp finish. Has 12-month ageing in concrete tanks emphasize fruit purity with no oak. A ready-to-drink, crowd-pleaser, it has 14.5% alcohol and 2 g/L residual sugar with lot number LR21179/5 on the lower part of the glass bottle (bottled June 28, 2021). A REPEAT of the 2019 that was released on June 12, 2021 at $17.95. CSPC 297317
Type Red Table Wine
Agent Nob Est
Country France
Region Rhône
Rating **/**+(88 points)
Fresh, Tangy, Ripe
LCBO Text Status A Vintage Assessments Explorer's Selection!
TASTING NOTE: Ripe-cherry, blueberry, orange-zest and licorice aromas. It's medium-bodied with ripe, rounded tannins. Juicy, bright and flavorful. From organically grown grapes. Delicious now [till 2024+]. Score - 91 (jamessuckling.com, March 5, 2021) Price $ 16.95
Bottle Size 750 mL
Tasting Date vintages release - November 13, 2021
Cases bought 1196 (12 bottles per case)

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

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