Chave J L Hermitage Blanc 2003

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

The white wines in 2003 can either be magic or very bad, said Jean-Louis before he poured this elixir. Pale gold. Dusty and spicy on the nose, with intense licorice, orange peel and mineral tones. Absolutely huge on the palate, with an oily, viscou... Stephen Tanzers IWC. A Marsanne wine from Rhone in France. 2003 J L Chave Hermitage Blanc 750ml

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Domaine Chave, JL :
The Chave family have been involved in wine making in the northern Rhone since 1481.Jean Louis Chave is the cureent boss and an exponent of organic viticulture.Most of the domaine's holdings are in Hermitage but also operates as a negociant in other AOC's although he has bought some vineyards in Saint Joseph.

External Reviews for Chave J L Hermitage Blanc

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
08/21/2012

The white wines in 2003 can either be magic or very bad, said Jean-Louis before he poured this elixir. Pale gold. Dusty and spicy on the nose, with intense licorice, orange peel and mineral tones. Absolutely huge on the palate, with an oily, viscou... Stephen Tanzers IWC. A Marsanne wine from Rhone in France. 2003 J L Chave Hermitage Blanc 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
08/18/2012

Although the amazing 2003 Hermitage blanc possesses 16.5% finished alcohol, it is well-delineated and fresh. The light gold color is followed by beautiful notes of rose petals, honeysuckle, white currants, wax, orange marmalade, and an intense liqueu... Robert Parkers Wine Advocate. A Marsanne wine from Rhone in France. 2003 J L Chave Hermitage Blanc 750ml




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