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Jean-Louis Chave Hermitage Rouge 2018

SKU
94644
$350.00 (NET)
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"A tasting of five lieux-dits points to a ripe, rich, dark-fruited vintage with high but not unbalanced alcohol. This is opulent with liqueur fruits and deep concentration. It's very ripe, but shows no raisined or jammy character, and has remarkably freshness considering its opulence. 2018 is all about ripeness, says Jean-Louis Chave. Picking the fruit promptly was important; ‘We had to pick on a Sunday - and we've never picked on a Sunday before.’ He reduced the maceration time this year and avoided punching down completely to avoid over-extraction." Drinking Window 2026 - 2042 - Decanter

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Wine Type Red
Grape Syrah
Winemaker Jean-Louis Chave
Producer J.L. Chave
Vintage 2018
Country France
Region Rhone
Sub-Region Northern Rhone
Appellation/AVA Hermitage
Alcohol Content 15
Bottle Size 750ml