2013 Jean-François Ganevat Madelon

Red Blend

  • France
  • Vin de France
Drink between 2015 - 2021 (Edit)
CT88.3 12 reviews
Label borrowed from 2015
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Community Tasting Notes 11

  • dkstar1 wrote: 88 points

    July 14, 2016 - Not as alluring as the Toute Beaute, but still definitely a Ganevat. Quirky and fun but didn't sell me like the others in his lineup. Out of magnum, in a good drinking window right now. Maybe this one just needs more time?

  • JOsgood wrote:

    May 29, 2016 - Less impressive than the first bottle I tasted. More rustic and funky. Still good and enjoyable. A casual wine for immediate enjoyment.

  • acyso wrote: 85 points

    May 13, 2016 - HDH auction tasting at Tru; 5/13/2016-5/14/2016 (Chicago, IL): I'm wholly disappointed that this label didn't have a naked lady on it. This is quite reductively stanky at first, but this does fortunately blow off with air. The palate is very bright, with tons of super bright red fruit. It's really crunchy too. The fruit doesn't seem to balance as well with the acidity and tannin here though, and the acidity pokes up just a little bit too much. Pretty interesting stuff, even if I can't see myself reaching for a bottle of this.

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  • SteveG wrote: 88 points

    May 6, 2016 - From memory. Garnet to violet edges. Lightly spicy black berry nose, dark berry palate reminiscent of passe tout grains, just a little wilder. Quite tasty but not as impressive as its sister wine, Toute Beaute. Enjoyed with vegetarian pizza.

  • Lilja wrote:

    January 18, 2016 - Funky manure, gun powder, iodine, spicy green aromas, flowers, wet gravel, wet soil, bruised apple and rhubarbs. Dry with a medium+ acidity, fresh, vibrant fruit, rough tannins and a slight bitterness to the finish. Good intensity and length. A bit young and primary, will keep the next bottle for a year or two.

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Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2013
  • Type Red
  • Producer Jean-François Ganevat
  • Varietal Red Blend
  • Designation Madelon
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region France
  • SubRegion n/a
  • Appellation Vin de France

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 1 (1%)
  • In Cellars 8 (11%)
  • Consumed 61 (87%)

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