Domaine Jean-Louis Chave, Hermitage Rouge 2001

RRP £244

Still burly and fruity, with dried blood and juniper notes to the black fruits. It’s settling down a little at this half-way stage, now medium-bodied, but still ripe and silky on your palate. It’s not hugely long, but is still lively and determined, with savoury leather complexity. Distinctly saline, still quite butch, but engaging. Certainly ready to drink, but give it a couple more years if you can.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Syrah (100%)

Alcohol

13%

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2020 - 2040

Origin

Country

France

Region

Rhône

Sub-region

Northern Rhône

Area

Saint-Joseph AOP

Tasting Information

Blind

No

Tasted by

Matt Walls

UK Stockist

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