Wine Chave, "Mon Coeur", Cote-du-Rhone AOC, 2013
Reviews of purchase Chave, "Mon Coeur", Cote-du-Rhone AOC, 2013
Wine of deep dark red color.
The taste of wine - full-bodied, balanced, complex, slightly tart, with notes of red and black berries (cherries, raspberries, blackberries, black currants), the nuances of black pepper, licorice, spices and dry spicy finish.
The aroma of wine is filled with tones of red berries, spicy shades, nuances resin, flowers, earth and leather.
Wine is served to roast and braised poultry and game, goes well with grilled vegetables, meat dishes, cheeses.
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.
The history of viticulture in the Hermitage appellation has its roots deep in antiquity. Local granite hills vines grown since Roman times, Pliny himself in their descriptions called this area favorable for winemaking. Locals say that the first vines were brought here by the Greeks around 500 BC