Wine Chave, Hermitage Rouge AOC, 2009
Reviews of purchase Chave, Hermitage Rouge AOC, 2009
The wine is dark purple.
Intense flavor of the wine, perfectly balanced, with remarkable tannins.
Luxurious aroma of the wine is filled with tones of roasted meat, pepper, black currant, blackberry jam, subtle nuances of smoke and licorice.
Wine matches perfectly with the sea and river fish - cod, salmon, trout; chicken, beef, meat, poultry and fine cheeses.
Jean-Louis Chave, Hermitage Rouge, 2009 - elegant wine created from grapes Syrah, collected from the finest vineyards of the Hermitage - "Les Bessards", "L'Ermite", "Peleat" and "Les Beaumes". The average age of the vines is 60 years. Grapes with "Peleat" and "Les Beaumes" gives the wine finesse, elegance and complexity of flavor. Berries with "L'Ermite" provide floral character. The vineyards are located on loamy soils with a mixture of crushed stones. Wine storage capacity is 20-25 years.
Domaine Jean-Louis Chave - family winery, which is passed from father to son since 1481. At present, the domain is under the direction of Jean-Louis, although his father, Gerard, still takes part in the work of the company in the role of an experienced adviser. Domain Shaw is now one of the largest and best-known family estates Northern Rhone, owning 14.5 hectares of land, a quarter of which is occupied by vineyards with varieties Ruzan and Marsan, and 75% - Syrah planted on the terraces around the Hermitage. All belong to the family of 9 of the 18 existing vineyards on the slopes of the area. The secret Chave is a skillful combination of traditional methods with new techniques, as well as in the boundless respect for the environment. In the production of its wines Shaw family uses special technology to maximally preserve the original quality of the grapes. After all, believe that a truly great wine must retain its natural fruity character.