Hermitage Blanche 2015

JL CHAVE SELECTION

Hermitage Blanche
2015

Product code
764957
Format
6 x 750ml
Listing type
Open
Status
Available
Country
France
Regulated designation
Appellation origine controlée (AOC)
Region
Rhône Valley
Subregion
Northern Rhone
Appellation
Hermitage
Varietal(s)
Marsanne 100 %
Color
White
Closure type
Cork
Availability
Winery's website

About this winery

The Chave family is the epitome of 'People, Place and Time'. They have been vignerons in the Rhône valley since 1481 - an astonishing 16 generations. Originally the family farmed only in St. Joseph, moving to Hermitage about a century ago when phylloxera swept through the region. Today Chave Hermitage Rouge and Hermitage Blanc are generally regarded as the appellation's greatest wines. In recent years Jean Louis has begun the painstaking process of restoring the steep St. Joseph terraces that...

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*Revues de presse*

Wine Spectator

- 94 points -

October 2019

Ripe and enticing in feel, with a waxy-edged core of creamed yellow apple, nectarine and mirabelle plum notes, infused liberally with warm brioche and toasted macadamia nut accents, all while maintaining cut and focus through the finish.

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