Hermitage Blanc

Domaine Jean-Louis Chave, Hermitage Blanc, 2016

At once floral and fruity, this is beautifully aromatic and open already. There are touches of ripe apricot
and marzipan. It’s rounded but not overly full-bodied, beautifully rich and pure and very well balanced. It has a precise, mineral-flecked frame and a remarkable sense of finesse and line for Hermitage Blanc. A totally captivating wine, that will be hard not to drink young, but will glide on, gaining complexity through the years thanks to its perfect balance. A wine to fall in love with, you’ll never want it to end.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

White

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Marsanne, Roussanne

Alcohol

14.5%

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2019 - 2045

Origin

Country

France

Region

Rhône

Sub-region

Northern Rhône

Area

Hermitage AOP

Tasting Information

Blind

No

Tasted by

Matt Walls

UK Stockist

Yapp Brothers

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