Xavier Flouret Pavo Real Crianza 2005
"Vivid red. Oak-spiced cherry and black raspberry aromas are complemented by notes of bonfire, vanilla and licorice. Cherry-cola and vanilla flavors give way to brighter red berry notes with air, picking up fine-grained tannins along the way. Pretty sexy wine and already drinkable...90" IWC 09/09
Xavier Flouret Wines, founded by Xavier Flouret in 2008, is a collection of boutique wines from around the world. Each award-winning wine embodies the character of that wine’s region, which is important when developing a carefully selected portfolio of varietals. Each bottle features an "X" design on the front and information about the winemaker and the winery on the back, complete with food pairing recommendations.
Two and a half glasses
External Reviews for Xavier Flouret Pavo Real Crianza
Vivid red. Oak-spiced cherry and black raspberry aromas are complemented by notes of bonfire, vanilla and licorice. Cherry-cola and vanilla flavors give way to brighter red berry notes with air, picking up fine-grained tannins along the way. Pretty sexy wine and already drinkable.
Food Pairings for Xavier Flouret Pavo Real Crianza
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Eye: Cherry red with hints of brick red. Nose: coconut, vanilla, toffee and spices, reminiscent of matured red berries Palate: Harmonic, long and tasteful.
Aged 14 months in oak barrel.
Aged 12 months in bottles.
Notes: In oak barrels for 14 months on the lees and the in bottles over 12 months.
|Sugar: 1.5 grams per liter||Total Acidity: 4.88 grams per liter|
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