The Chave family have been involved in wine making in the northern Rhone valley since 1481. Jean-Louis Chave is the current boss and an exponent of organic viticulture.The Domaine is mainly in Hermitage but also operates as a negociant in other AOC's although he has bought some plots inb Saint-Joseph.
Decant for an hour. Spice, black fruit attack red fruit mid palate sexy tannin finish.
External Reviews for Chave Hermitage
The 1998 Hermitage is a great wine. Every cuvee of 1998 Hermitage - Peleat, L'Ermite, Meal, Rocoules, Les Beaumes, and Les Bessards - was tipping the scale in the mid-ninety point range. It is a large-scaled, dense purple-colored Hermitage with swe... Robert Parker. A Syrah wine from Rhone in France. 1998 Chave, J L Hermitage 750ml