Xavier Vignon Chateauneuf-Du-Pape XV 2017
Xavier Vignon Chateauneuf-Du-Pape XV 2017
Xavier Vignon Chateauneuf-Du-Pape XV 2017

Xavier Vignon Chateauneuf-Du-Pape XV 2017

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Xavier Vignon is a visionary creator and winemaker driven by a deep passion for harmony and creativity. Raised in the Hauts de France region, he believes that harmony is the beautiful result of nature's generosity and humanity's touch. Xavier's encounter with a winemaker transformed his life, leading him to pursue winemaking as his true calling. With extensive experiences and studies in Champagne, France, and Australia, Xavier has garnered vast knowledge and expertise. 

Xavier Vignon's winemaking philosophy revolves around respecting nature and supporting the vines rather than exerting dominance. He is dedicated to producing organic wines and exploring the influence of minerals on wine flavors. Innovation is an integral part of Xavier's approach. He continuously seeks new methods for aging wines, such as the groundbreaking Vinarium® technique. This involves immersing wine barrels in a custom container, creating a unique aging environment with high humidity and no oxygen exposure. By carefully nurturing the wines in this controlled environment, Xavier aims to preserve and enhance their aromatic diversity. Xavier Vignon's emphasis on nature, innovation, and organic practices results in exceptional wines that reflect his passion and commitment.

Wine Information

  • Region/ Country: Châteauneuf-du-Pape, France
  • Grape: Shiraz/Syrah, Grenache, Mourvedre.
  • Wine Style: Southern Rhône Châteauneuf-du-Pape Red

A blend 50% Grenache, 45% Mourvèdre and 5% Syrah. Sourced from 15 plots of centenarian vines, mostly from the northern parts of the appellation. The grape varieties are vinified separately, and the final blend is aged for 12 months in 80% concrete tanks and 20% new French oak barrel.

92-94 Points, Jeb Dunnuck
“I loved the 2017 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Xavier, a ripe, sexy, full-bodied barrel sample that holds on to a wonderful sense of purity and elegance. Offering lots of blackberries, cassis, ground pepper, and graphite notes as well as a terrific floral character, it’s already a joy to drink but will evolve nicely on its balance.”

Xavier Vignon是一位有遠見的創造者和葡萄酒釀酒師,對和諧與創造力懷有深深的熱情。他在法國上法蘭西大區長大,相信和諧是自然慷慨與人性的結晶。Xavier與一位釀酒師的邂逅改變了他的人生軌跡,讓他追尋葡萄酒釀造成為他真正的使命。憑借在法國香槟區、澳大利亞等地的豐富經驗和學習,Xavier積累了廣泛的知識和專業技能。

Xavier Vignon的葡萄酒釀酒理念圍繞著尊重自然和支持葡萄藤,而非主導它們。他致力於生產有機葡萄酒,並探索礦物質對葡萄酒風味的影響。創新是Xavier方法的重要組成部分。他不斷尋求陳釀葡萄酒的新方法,如開創性的Vinarium®技術。該方法涉及將葡萄酒桶浸入定制容器中,創造一個高濕度且無氧暴露的獨特陳釀環境。通過在這個受控環境中精心呵護葡萄酒,Xavier旨在保留和增強其香氣的多樣性。Xavier Vignon對於自然、創新和有機釀造的強調,產生了體現他的熱情和執著的卓越葡萄酒。


Jeb Dunnuck給予92-94分的評價: