2005 Domaine Jean-Louis Chave Hermitage


  • France
  • Rhône
  • Northern Rhône
  • Hermitage

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Community Tasting Note

  • Jeff Leve wrote: 97 points

    November 17, 2017 - Power, finesse and a forward style sums things up nicely. From there, the levels of concentrated, dark, red fruits, pepper and earth take over. The tannins feel soft and polished, the finish delivers purity and soft, regal textures. This is a beauty and for Chave, the wine is already fun to drink, making this one of the earlier drinking vintages ever produced from the domaine.

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  • fine137 commented:

    2/2/18, 7:27 PM - Can you share your decant strategy for this wine, thinking about opening a bottle for Superbowl

  • Jeff Leve commented:

    2/3/18, 10:02 AM - What a beauty! After getting over my jealousy, I'd say 2-3 hours should work. Enjoy!!!

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