Jean-Louis Chave Hermitage Rouge 2016

$557.98 per single bottle
Size: 750

About This Wine

Jean-Louis Chave is one of the finest ‘vignerons’ in France producing some astonishing white and red Hermitages.

‘Anyone who loves Hermitage and has a cold cellar should be lining up to get a few bottles of this beauty.’ – Robert Parker

Generally 100% destemmed, as the Hermitage is meant to be about the expression of the individual vineyards and soils and Jean Louis believes that stems have a tendency to level out the differences. Fermentation in wood tonneaux and stainless steel tanks. Aged in barriques for 30 months.

Sourced from several different plots that are heavily granitic, the terroir really shows up in the structured minerality of this wine. As it ages, it will develop a complex bouquet of black and red fruits, spice, leather, earth, and smoke. Give this some time in the cellar, then pop the cork for a dry aged steak or roasted lamb. Please note that this wine is on allocation. Place your order and we'll confirm it with you. Your card will not be charged until we've confirmed your allocation.

Type Red Wine
Varietal(s) Shiraz/Syrah Grenache
Country France
Region Rhone
Appellation Hermitage
Brand Domaine Jean-Louis Chave
Vintage 2016

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