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Domaine Jean-Louis Chave, Hermitage Blanc 2019
France / White

Domaine Jean-Louis Chave, Hermitage Blanc 2019

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The Chave family have been making wine in the Northern Rhone Valley since 1481. First in Saint Joseph, and then adding parcels of Hermitage - the appellation with which they are nearly synonymous. Jean-Louis Chave steers the domain, having taken over from his father the Gerard (one of just a few Chave men not named Jean-Louis in a very long line). Jean-Louis is fanatical about the farming in the vineyards, the preservation of the reputation of Hermitage and Saint Joseph, and the telling of their histories. Jean-Louis knows each parcel of the vineyards intimately and uses the grapes from each like instruments in an orchestra to bring about pure wine magic. 

Wine Advocate:

"Chave's 2019 Hermitage Blanc delivers just the merest hint of toasted grain on the nose, accenting green peaches and waves of honeyed richness. It's full-bodied and concentrated but not overdone, with tremendous length ."

Country
France
Sub-Region
Hermitage AOC
Region
Northern Rhône
Varieties
Marsanne and Roussanne
Farming
Biodynamic
Soil
Granite, loess, alluvial, sand
Winemaking
Fermentation in wood tonneaux and stainless steel tanks. Aged in barriques for 30 months.