Domaine Jean-Louis Chave, Hermitage Blanc 1991

RRP £154

A great year in the Northern Rhône. This is becoming fresh again, with chamomile, verbena and linden flower. There’s a subtle petrol note that’s reminiscent of aged Riesling. On your palate there’s a gentle nutty element, hazelnut. Acidity is low, and the palate is generous and flowing – freshness and liveliness come from a saline edge and a positive bitter kick on the finish.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

White

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Marsanne (80%), Roussanne (20%)

Alcohol

14.5%

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2020 - 2030

Origin

Country

France

Region

Rhône

Sub-region

Northern Rhône

Area

Saint-Joseph AOP

Tasting Information

Blind

No

Tasted by

Matt Walls

UK Stockist

N/A in UK

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