Domaine Jean-Louis Chave, Saint-Joseph 2013

RRP £55

A long, drawn-out vintage that finished late in the season has produced a fresh and peppery Saint-Joseph in 2013 – more white pepper than black. It’s lighter in fruit than some years, with just-ripe blackberry flavour and no excesses. It doesn’t have the same length and depth of flavour as some of the more recent warmer vintages, but it’s lively and precise. A vintage that refreshes – the kind of wine that’s so drinkable the bottle is finished before you know it.

Score

Wine Details

Colour

Red

Wine Style

Still

Grape Varieties

Syrah (100%)

Alcohol

13.5%

Bottle size

75cl

Drink dates

2020 - 2022

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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