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2017 JL CHAVE SELECTION Côtes du Rhône Mon Coeur

JL CHAVE SELECTION Côtes du Rhône Mon Coeur 2017

  • Portfolio
  • Portfolio
  • Liquid Art
  • Product code
  • Product code
  • 803684
  • Format
  • Format
  • 6x1500ml
  • Listing type
  • Listing type
  • Open
  • Status
  • Status
  • Available
  • Country
  • Country
  • France
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • Appellation origine controlée (AOC)
  • Region
  • Region
  • Rhône Valley
  • Subregion
  • Subregion
  • Southern Rhône
  • Appellation
  • Appellation
  • Côtes du Rhône
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Grenache
    Syrah
  • Color
  • Color
  • Red
  • Sugar
  • Sugar
  • Dry
  • Closure type
  • Closure type
  • Cork
  • About this winery

    The Chave family is the epitome of 'People, Place and Time'. They have been vignerons in the Rhône valley since 1481 - an astonishing 16 generations. Originally the family farmed only in St. Joseph, moving to Hermitage about a century ago when phylloxera swept through the region. Today Chave Hermitage Rouge and Hermitage Blanc are generally regarded as the appellation's greatest wines. In recent years Jean Louis has begun the painstaking process of restoring the steep St. Joseph terraces that...

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Press reviews

  • - 90 Points -

    September 2019

    Deep ruby. Pungent red and blue fruit and floral scents are complemented by suggestions of succulent herbs and white pepper. Lively, penetrating and appealingly sweet, showing good depth as well as detail to the black raspberry, cherry and floral pastille flavors. Finishes long and smoky, with supple tannins coming in late.

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