Domaine Jean-Louis Chave

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

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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.

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  • I've started a new thread since the other is too damn long.Wines I'll be tasting tonight include2007 Jim Barry Cover Drive2004 Penfolds Bin 4072008 Chappellet Mountain Cuvee, would have much rather tried the 2007 again!2006 Ormes de PezI'll be broadcasting on the uStream channel maybe we can work out a better ... Read More

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  • Jean-Louis Chave Hermitage 2006


    I love Chave's wine - both the St Joseph and the Mon Coeur Cotes du Rhone are excellent, lovely bouquet and smooth. And, they're 1/10 the price of his Hermitage (at least up here in Vancouver). Read More

    Wine review by Iboboy

  • Jean-Louis Chave Hermitage 2006


    Beefy, hay, dry grass, farm, meadow, black pepper all contribute to a very complex nose that takes on a feminine, perfumy aspect. This is precise is precise focused and perfectly balanced. The fruit is lovely red raspberry toned with a hint of astringency coming from the fruit tannin. The wine evolves quickly in the glass revealing wonderfully c... Read More

    Wine review by Gregory Dal Piaz

  • Domaine Jean-Louis Chave Cotes du Rhone 2007


    Needs some time to open up. At first it seems overly spicy, burnt, with unbalanced tannin and coffee notes. Buy after it calms down it had a nice velvety mouthfeel without losing the spice. Read More

    Wine review by dpmalcor

  • What are some wines that are wines to know? Meaning, I here people rolling wines off and I was wondering were their any about maybe 30 that someone . What are the classics to be aware of? Read More

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  • Chave Cdr 'Mon Coeur' 2005


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    Wine review by halfbottle

  • Jean-Louis Chave Hermitage 2006


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    Wine review by Andy Pols

  • Domaine Jean-Louis Chave St. Joseph Offerus 2003


    smooth, warm, full bodied...loved it Read More

    Wine review by mobystudios

  • Jean-Louis Chave Hermitage 2006


    A clear deep opaque purple colored wine with a purple rim - little variation between rim and core. A medium+ viscosity wine with stained tears that point to a wine made from grapes with thick skins and/or a hot climate.A clean medium intensity youthful nose with aromas of raspberry, blackberry, tobacco, earth, wet leaf, meat, black pepper and a ... Read More

    Wine review by RBoulanger

  • Jean-Louis Chave Hermitage 2006


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    Wine review by rcscgrhpx

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