Red wine

Domaine Jean-Louis Chave, Saint-Joseph ‘Clos Florentin’ 2016

RRP £76

The second vintage of Jean-Louis Chave’s first single-vineyard Saint-Joseph. What strikes you most of all is the beautiful shape and elegance. It’s perfectly balanced, fairly slim in profile, with expressive aromatics, with star anise to the blackberry fruit. It’s fresh and gentle, but not without depth, and has supple texture and a precise tannic frame. A wine of great purity, sensual rather than hedonistic.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Syrah (100%)

Alcohol

14%

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2020 - 2027

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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