Domaine Chave, JL

33 04 75 08 24 63 37,Avenue de Saint-Joseph,Le Village
07300 Mauves,
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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.

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  • Location is Forestville CA. in the middle of the RRV. I am about 12 minutes from Charles Shulz Sonoma County Airport (STS). You can fly direct to STS from SEA, PDX , SAN and LAX for a price or Airport Express runs busses from SFO and OAK to STS. The bus runs every hour on the 1/2 hour from OAK and SFO. The ride to STS is 2hr 15min. $34 per adult... Read More

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  • J L Chave St Joseph Domaine 2010


    Clean and high toned on the nose with a hint of wood sweetness and spice accenting nice black cherry fruit. Rich, fleshy and dense on entry, this shows good power and length to the concentrated black fruits in the mouth though it does turn a bit flat and dull on the backend before hitting a wall of tannins that clips the finish. Ultimately a bit... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Here I am trying to think of my "Wine of The Year" as well as the runner ups.  I see a lot of forums do this, but it's usually a bunch of impossible to obtain bottles or vintage wines that cost too much for the average person to afford. I find these lists pretty useless, since the best use that anyone could get from a topic like this, is to find... Read More

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  • Everywhere I turn, I see people talking about 2010 in the Rhone (both north and south).  Lately, I've been on a mission to taste a lot of these wines and so far I've found some good, some bad and some that really would be better poured over pancakes.  In some cases, I've agreed with some of the wines being pushed by the "wine critic illuminati".... Read More

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  • J.L. Chave St. Joseph Offerus 2006


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    Wine review by drsint

  • J.L. Chave Saint Joseph Offerus Red 2006


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    Wine review by drsint

  • St Joseph Rouge 'Offerus' Jl Chave Selection 2006


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  • J.L. Chave Sélection Céleste St.-Joseph Blanc Organic 2009


    Love it. Funky. Read More

    Wine review by andrewlevitt257

  • St. Joseph Offerus Jl Chave 2005


    Gorgeous vintage for this. A bit round but totally expected considering that most '05's were everywhere in France. Read More

    Wine review by 77Wino

  • St Joseph Rouge 'Offerus' Jl Chave Selection 2006


    Great stuff. A little more angular than the '05's that are also drinking perfectly right now. Tasted in a vertical from '01 to '08. Read More

    Wine review by 77Wino

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