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Xavier Vignon Cotes du Rhone Rouge
Xavier Vignon Vins
France - Rhone Valley - Cotes du Rhone AOC

Attractive notes of red fruits (raspberries and cherries), peppery herbs, and garrigue all flow to a medium-bodied, elegant.

Specifications
Appellation
Cotes du Rhone AOC
Wine Type
Red
Varietal(s)
75% Grenache, 15% Mourvèdre and 10% Syrah.
Age of vines
Average 45 years
Agricultural Practices
Sustainable
Soil type
76 parcels on a variety of terroirs : Galets roulés, sands, clay and limestone, mostly in the northern part of the Vaucluse.
Vinification
Fermentation at moderate temperature to favor the soft diffusion of flavor compounds .
12-month ageing in concrete tanks to emphasize the fruit purity and the grape expression.
Co-fermentation of the grapes for more aromatic complexity.
Production
14,000 (9-liter cases)
Pairings

Grilled lamb ribs, braised beef, spicy pork chops.

Reviews and News

2017 Xavier Vignon Côtes du Rhône Rouge - 89-91 PTS - WA

2017 Xavier Vignon Côtes du Rhône Rouge - 89-91 PTS - WA

wa"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.- Joe Czerwinski"
- Robert Parker's Wine Advocate (Issue #239, October 2018), 89-91 pts

Producer Information: Xavier Vignon Vins

Originating from Picardie in the North of France, Xavier is proud of his « Picard » roots and of his modest origins. His mother is an agriculturist and his father ...
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