Arcane VI - Les Amoureux - 2016

Arcane VI - Les Amoureux - 2016

60% Grenache, 30 % Carignan, 3% Cinsault, 4% Syrah, 3% VaccarèseAmazing... (...) a silky and creamy texture with lush flavours. (...) A real treat! R. ParkerLes Amoureux is a celebration of the 20-year-long love between Xavier and the wines of the Rhône Valley, as well as an excess of love for this wine and for all the wines of this vintage! For the first time, five of them have been brought together to express their typical characteristics, while avoiding the constraints for a beautifully balanced blend! The depth of Lirac, the strength of Gigondas, the fruit of Beaumes de Venise, the softness of Vacqueyras and the structure of Rasteau...

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Producer: Xavier Vignon

"This is the greatest young vintage from the Southern Rhône Valley I've ever tasted, both in terms of quality as well as consistency. I've never seen so many traditional cuvées achieve such high quality nor so many estates produce such truly extraordinary wines." -- Jeb Dunnuck
"The 2016 vintage in the Southern Rhône seems comparable to 1982 in Bordeaux (also a high-cropping vintage) for the profound impact it's likely to have on the market. These are incredible wines produced in reasonable quantities that are still largely undervalued (outside a few trophy collectibles). The wines are approachable yet age-worthy." - Wine Advocate  

Xavier Vignon is one of the most renowned oenologists in the Rhone wine region. He has worked as a consultant to more than 200 wineries in the Rhone Valley and has gained a worldwide reputation for his expertise and collaboration on the best wines of Châteauneuf-du-Pape. He started his own production in 2002, and the winery is now known for wines of exceptional quality and Xavier Vignon's own style of wine, both of which make him a successful winemaker. Elegant and well-balanced wines that beautifully reflect the terroir, because terroir and minerality are the philosophy of his work and not only in wine production, as he also runs an oenological institute, where he explores these aspects. His wines obtain the highest scores in the Robert Parker Guide.

Region: Côtes du Rhône

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