Jean Louis Chave Lhermitage Rouge

Jean Louis Chave L'Hermitage Rouge 2016


Product Details
  • Item Code: WN19032202
  • Varietal: Syrah-Shiraz
  • Country|Region: France, Rhone
  • Vintage|Type: 2016
  • Bottle Size: 750ml
  • Rating: 98-100

Ratings and Awards

  • 100 Robert Parker

About this product

A good vintage - the problem was the yields,' says Jean-Louis. A tasting of principal component lieux-dits Péléat, La Beaume, Les Bessards, LÂErmite and Le Méal show that quality is high. It doesn't have the same ripe generosity as 2015, but there is still real concentration in the fruit. If anything, it is more elegant, but with a tight tannic structure that points to a Hermitage for long ageing. It may not be as immediately flattering as the sumptuous 2015, but I suspect it will eventually prove more rewarding. This promises to be a truly great Hermitage. 10% new oak.D