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1999 Chave - Hermitage Syrah - France - Northern Rhone - Hermitage - Red

France - Northern Rhone - Hermitage

Red Syrah
Producer Notes

The Chave family owns vines in nine of the eighteen vineyards that cover the hill of Hermitage. Chave believes that the hillside's variety of terroirs is instrumental in bringing the right balance to its blends. The domaine produces both red and white Hermitage, as well as a St Joseph Offerus. The Hermitage appellation regulations allow up to 15% white grapes to be added to the Syrah, but... More »

Score
97
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Source International Wine Cellar
Issue Issue 100
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Source Jancis Robinson
Author Stephen G41
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 96.184%
Tasted On 02/14/2013

Utterly sensational, from nose to finish, with many more glorious years to go!

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Author Spike
Site / Blog   Trust Rating 78.333%
Tasted On 08/12/2008
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Author Brad Coelho
Site / Blog Unidentified Appellation Trust Rating 97.154%
Tasted On 06/18/2008
Drink Dates 04/01/2008

While the first of the flight was exceptionally tight, it was ultimately the most promising. Hauntingly proportioned notes of violet, bacon grease, melted licorice, raspberry ganache and tobacco flavors were exceptionally pretty and elegant in their presentation. The palate had a gorgeous beam of pure, mineral laced fruit that sashayed along muscular tannins to a lengthy finish. This should prove to be an immortal Syrah. I wouldn'ttouch it for another 5 years

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