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2014 JL CHAVE SELECTION Hermitage Farconnet

JL CHAVE SELECTION Hermitage Farconnet 2014

95.99* CAD

$95.99* * Suggested retail price

  • 11 case(s) available

  • Portfolio
  • Portfolio
  • Liquid Art
  • Product code
  • Product code
  • 453399
  • Format
  • Format
  • 6x750ml
  • Listing type
  • Listing type
  • Cross dock
  • Status
  • Status
  • Allocated
  • Country
  • Country
  • France
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • Appellation origine controlée (AOC)
  • Region
  • Region
  • Rhône Valley
  • Subregion
  • Subregion
  • Northern Rhone
  • Appellation
  • Appellation
  • Hermitage
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Syrah 100 %
  • Color
  • Color
  • Red
  • 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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  • Tasting notes

    The grapes come from 3 distinctive parts of the Hermitage hill. Diognières is at the base of the hill on alluvial soil and it lends spice flavours to the wine. The next parcel is Péleat. It sits above Diognières and is composed of more sand and limestone in the clay. It gives finesse to the wine. Greffieux sits at the base of Le Meal on the hill. Its soil consists of rolled river stones brought by the glaciers. It lends body to the wine.