2007 Xavier Vignon Gigondas

2007 Xavier Vignon Gigondas

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Expert Ratings and Reviews

92 Points Wine Advocate, 2009
92 Points Wine Advocate, 2009

Customer Ratings

Based on 193 ratings
Heavenly and juicy!

Knowing the expectations for the 2007 Rhone reds, I had high hopes for the Xavier Gigondas. The perfumed nose led to a ripe and juicy "pop" in my mouth on first sip. You can tell this wine will do very well over a long period of time in your cellar...the only draw back will be keeping your hands off of it in the interim.

it is a great wine

2007 Xavier Vignon Gigondas

Dark plum color, very dark fruit aroma with a nice fruity flavor to match. Hint of still being a little young. Nice tannins and finish. I always try to pick out varieties of grapes in the wine but this one I can't. A true Chateauneuf-du-Pape blend with plenty of mystique and interest.

A solid dependable winner!

Excellent balance, a crowd pleaser. very good w/Patels 4/10/13; very good 7/29/13 w/Prerston; 10/22/13 good+

Not much of a nose, but great ruby color and concentrated sweet fruit taste, plums, but not at all syrupy; the finish shows some tannins, but that just makes it go on and on, with a promise that in a few more years this will be even better. But it is very good right now! 93 points

2007 gigonda

delicious--nice last to it and wonderful color and bouquet--its a good wine with a nice chicken dinner

Cellar this one

I tried this thinking I may have jumped the gun and I was right. This will take a couple of years in the cellar to show itself. The bottle I tried seem to be closed down. Even with aeration and decanting I don't think it ever opened up. May receive a higher score in the future but it doesn't live up to the reviews yet.

not so unctuous after all..

i found the Xavier Gigondas to be a bit thin upon first taste. with some air, it opened up a bit but the last thing i'd call this wine is unctuous. it has great flavor but lacks complexity. at $30, i'd rather buy any number of other wines. perhaps some cellar time might prove interesting.

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