Domaine Jean-Louis Chave

Hermitage Syrah

9.5182 ratings
9.562 pro ratings
Hermitage, Northern Rhône, Rhône, France
Syrah
Top Notes For
Justin Bothur

Ready now with clove, green peppercorn, blackberry, new leather, pipe smoke , and meat.

Ready now with clove, green peppercorn, blackberry, new leather, pipe smoke , and meat.

Dec 1st, 2019
Jasmine Hirsch

Sales & Marketing Hirsch Vineyards, founder In Pursuit of Balance

9.8

Cold day for a picnic, but this kept us happy and warm.

Cold day for a picnic, but this kept us happy and warm.

May 16th, 2018
Don Norton

Opened a bit closed, but came around nicely. Still dense, compact and loaded with classic syrah flavors. Yum.

Opened a bit closed, but came around nicely. Still dense, compact and loaded with classic syrah flavors. Yum.

Jul 10th, 2017
Jeremy Noye

CEO Morrell & Company

9.4

The most underrated vintage from chave. Absolutely delicious in my book.

The most underrated vintage from chave. Absolutely delicious in my book.

May 24th, 2017
Paul Einbund

Wine Director/Sommelier Frances

9.9

2011 tasted 1/17 the best chave I've tasted incredible forward fruit opens to super complex spiced carrot cake creme cheese frosting and all black licorice bark smoke meat

2011 tasted 1/17 the best chave I've tasted incredible forward fruit opens to super complex spiced carrot cake creme cheese frosting and all black licorice bark smoke meat

Jan 31st, 2017
Joe Corsini

Don't get much better.

Don't get much better.

Nov 30th, 2016
Vito Sergio Parente

There's wine...then there's #Chave. This 2001 #jlc #hermitage was absolutely stunning.

There's wine...then there's #Chave. This 2001 #jlc #hermitage was absolutely stunning.

Sep 25th, 2016
Matt Duncan

Firm tannin, full mid palate. Not showing great length yet, but tension bodes well for long term.

Firm tannin, full mid palate. Not showing great length yet, but tension bodes well for long term.

Aug 13th, 2016
David Cilli

2007
Drunk next Rayas it didn't impressed me!

2007
Drunk next Rayas it didn't impressed me!

Jul 9th, 2016
Robert Cunningham

Wine Educator DeVinimus, Wine Workshop

9.2

Drinking well.

Drinking well.

Apr 27th, 2016