Thursday, July 27, 2017

Jean-Louis Chave in Wine Spectator Insider

Outstanding scores for Jean-Louis Chave were published this week on Wine Spectator's Insider newsletter. The Chave Selection Hermitage Blanche 2012 received 94 points, while his L'Hermitage Blanc 2014 was awarded 98 points!

See full reviews here.
    


The Chave family is based in a small village on the northern right bank of the Rhone.  There have been Chaves growing vines on the famous Hermitage hill since 1481. Gerard Chave took over from his father in 1970 and rapidly achieved megastar status due to the extraordinary quality of his wines and has since passed on the winemaking responsibilities to his son Jean-Louis. The Chave’s methods for all their winemaking are traditional farming, super low yields, full ripeness, and minimal manipulation. Their unmatched meticulousness continues through five centuries to render venerable expressions of the purest of Rhône terroir.

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