Domaine Jean-Louis Chave

Hermitage Blanc Marsanne Roussanne

9.4406 ratings
9.3174 pro ratings
Hermitage, Northern Rhône, Rhône, France
Marsanne, Roussanne
Pork, Fish, Cream Sauces, Chili & Hot Spicy, Chicken, Pate, Shellfish, Veal, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Asian Cuisine
Top Notes For
Conrad Green

Fresh and distinct. White flower and bright corn. Good acidity.

Fresh and distinct. White flower and bright corn. Good acidity.

Jul 2nd, 2018
Greg Gregory

BYOB. Drinking well but SO important not to drink too cold. Really peaked after about an hour. Lychee, honey, apricot, stones etc. Lucious!!

BYOB. Drinking well but SO important not to drink too cold. Really peaked after about an hour. Lychee, honey, apricot, stones etc. Lucious!!

Sep 4th, 2017
Jeremy Shanker

Sommelier at RN74

9.5

Still a baby! Amazing wine.

Still a baby! Amazing wine.

Jul 27th, 2017
Morgan Harris

Head Sommelier Aureole New York

10

What a wine to end 2014 with. There's no way to do justice to how masterful this wine is, but I'm going to try some words anyway: sesame, marzipan, iodine, campfire, shaving cream, membrillo, apple sauce, vanilla extract, lichen, powdered stone, clover honey, candied honeysuckle, salted caramel, duck fat, and on and on and on and on....Su-fucking-purlative. A skyscraper and a massive root system of a wine at the same time. I'm in awe. As close to perfect as you can get.

What a wine to end 2014 with. There's no way to do justice to how masterful this wine is, but I'm going to try some words anyway: sesame, marzipan, iodine, campfire, shaving cream, membrillo, apple sauce, vanilla extract, lichen, powdered stone, clover honey, candied honeysuckle, salted caramel, duck fat, and on and on and on and on....Su-fucking-purlative. A skyscraper and a massive root system of a wine at the same time. I'm in awe. As close to perfect as you can get.

4 people found it helpfulJan 1st, 2015
Ehren Jordan

Owner/Winemaker Failla Wines

9.4

#Took about an hour after decanting to really strut its stuff. Still young.

#Took about an hour after decanting to really strut its stuff. Still young.

1 person found it helpfulMar 13th, 2015
Rebekah Wineburg

Winemaker Buccella Wines

8.6

It's white hermitage

It's white hermitage

1 person found it helpfulJun 4th, 2014
Ryan Mullins

Beyond description

Beyond description

May 5th, 2017
Holly Anderson

Stunning

Stunning

Apr 7th, 2017
Jeremy Shanker

Sommelier at RN74

9.5

Is there a better '84 out there?

Is there a better '84 out there?

Mar 18th, 2017
Matt Lasater

A very special wine to be able to taste. Super unctuous and incredible textural complexity. Saturated with aroma/flavor. Ripe citrus, dried apricot, quince paste, marzipan, beeswax, honeysuckle, pastry cream, warm spice, honey, almost this burnt sugar thing I find in Champagne, and a rocky underpinning throughout. Advanced in every way possible.

A very special wine to be able to taste. Super unctuous and incredible textural complexity. Saturated with aroma/flavor. Ripe citrus, dried apricot, quince paste, marzipan, beeswax, honeysuckle, pastry cream, warm spice, honey, almost this burnt sugar thing I find in Champagne, and a rocky underpinning throughout. Advanced in every way possible.

Feb 10th, 2017