Xavier Vignon - Châteauneuf-du-Pape - Rouge - 2020
Country / Region: Rhône Valley
Name: AOP Châteauneuf-du-Pape
Grape variety: 50% Grenache, 10% Syrah, 10% Mourvèdre, 10% Cinsault, 8% Caladoc, 8% Terret & 4% Vaccarèse.
Alcohol: 15 vol.
Capacity: 75 cl
Wine rated 93/100 by our Committee!
Wine:Well-ripened, carried by a vintage of consistency, the 2020 Red Châteauneuf-du-Pape offers a generous, greedy and warm character, carried by a radiant Grenache, perceptible in the stewed black fruits and spices and a beautiful velvety persistence. The balance is sumptuous, the aromatics both floral and fruity, the whole subtle and elegant. A total success! Noted 93/100 by the Committee.
Vinification:Hand harvested. Traditional vinification, each variety is vinified separately. Aged for 12 months in vats, tuns and amphorae.
Color:Dark garnet red, brilliant.
Nose:Pure and delicate, the nose expresses Grenache in all its florality, subtle aromas of tapenade accentuated by dry garrigue herbs.
Palate:The profile of this wine is the perfect example of a fresh, greedy, warm Châteauneuf-du-Pape. Its Grenache dominance gives it a pleasant structure and a velvety persistence.