Domaine Jean-Louis Chave

Hermitage Syrah

9.566 ratings
9.427 pro ratings
Hermitage, Northern Rhône, Rhône, France
Syrah
Top Notes For
Mike Saviage

Tasted blind. Bright scarlet tawny. Barely translucent. Notes of cherry, hickory, sweet fruit, smoked meat, some spice and a little menthol. Silky and rich in the mouth. Coats the mouth with luscious fruit. Very long finish. Love the 95 Chave as it always delivers.

Tasted blind. Bright scarlet tawny. Barely translucent. Notes of cherry, hickory, sweet fruit, smoked meat, some spice and a little menthol. Silky and rich in the mouth. Coats the mouth with luscious fruit. Very long finish. Love the 95 Chave as it always delivers.

Dec 8th, 2019
Mike Saviage

Reddish tawny to the rim. Barely translucent. Exotic and exciting nose. Notes of black cherry, ripe cranberries, iron, dried brush, pepper, dark soil and menthol. Velvet glove in the mouth. Rich. Ethereal. Long finish. Still young. Really good and can improve.

Reddish tawny to the rim. Barely translucent. Exotic and exciting nose. Notes of black cherry, ripe cranberries, iron, dried brush, pepper, dark soil and menthol. Velvet glove in the mouth. Rich. Ethereal. Long finish. Still young. Really good and can improve.

Jan 6th, 2019
Nathaniel DiMaggio

Well made wine here. That brett though. :-/

Well made wine here. That brett though. :-/

Apr 15th, 2016
Nathaniel DiMaggio

Perfect storage and delivered flat. Bummer!

Perfect storage and delivered flat. Bummer!

Nov 30th, 2015
Paul Costigan

Founder Courtier Wines

9.2

1995: Kermit Lynch import. Color less vibrant than recalled. Somewhat reticent nose. Pretty tart in the beginning (without food), yet developed over time. This bottle, while cosmetically perfect, seemed to be in an awkward moment, with a fair amount of tannic bite. There is plenty of fruit, but was in a backward phase. Quite enjoyable nonetheless, with Chave being an absolutely favorite producer.

1995: Kermit Lynch import. Color less vibrant than recalled. Somewhat reticent nose. Pretty tart in the beginning (without food), yet developed over time. This bottle, while cosmetically perfect, seemed to be in an awkward moment, with a fair amount of tannic bite. There is plenty of fruit, but was in a backward phase. Quite enjoyable nonetheless, with Chave being an absolutely favorite producer.

Nov 30th, 2015
Laurent Courtial

Great Wine for spécial moment

Great Wine for spécial moment

Nov 14th, 2015
Bryan Garcia

Sales Grand Cru Selections

8.7

Not ready!

Not ready!

Jan 12th, 2015
Garrett Pierce

Sales Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant

9.2

The 1995 Syrah was very light and Burgundian with notes of sandalwood.

The 1995 Syrah was very light and Burgundian with notes of sandalwood.

Aug 31st, 2014
Todd Gottula

Partner/Vintner Ernest Vineyards

10

Wow

Wow

Aug 10th, 2014
Tor Kenward

Incredible

Incredible

Jul 12th, 2014