Red Wine

L'Hermitage - 2011


Siyps score 95/100
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food pairing
  • PoultryPoultry
  • Red MeatRed Meat
  • SpicesSpices
aromas
  • Black BerriesBlack Berries
  • Black FruitsBlack Fruits
  • UndergrowthUndergrowth
grape

100% Syrah

productionSustainable Farming
alcohol level
14.5%
ageing potential
20 Years
style
Dry
intensity / body
Medium

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Tasting notes

L'Hermitage is an exceptional red wine developing a wide range of flavours on the nose, ranging from blackcurrant to mushroom, through roasted notes of prune, leather and spices. Complex, vibrant and elegant attack, full-bodied and concentrated with well integrated tannins. Long, refined and complex finish.

France

Rhône Valley

Rhone Valley is a key wine region in the south-east of France, following the Rhone river from Lyon to the Mediterranean coast. This region is divided in two parts - Northern Rhone and Southern Rhone. The first one is home to Syrah for the production of red wines while the second one mostly uses the famous Grenache - Syrah - Mourvèdre blend.

Domaine JL Chave

Moderate continental climate

Domaine JL Chave / Chave Selection

The soils in the Rhone Valley are the result of a geological collision between the Massif Central and the Alps, creating the valley. This region can be split into two sub-regions, Northern and Southern Rhône. The granitic rocks of Northern Rhône are the consequences of volcanic activity in the Massif Central three hundred million years ago. From Vienne to Valence, granite soils and very narrow steep slopes over are making ideal the cultivation of Syrah on terraced vineyards, bordered by walls that retain the earth.

Appellation AOC L'Hermitage
Vintage

2011

Producer Domaine JL Chave / Chave Selection
Winemaker

Jean-Louis Chave

Production

Sustainable Farming

Grape Variety

Syrah

Colour

Red

Alcohol Level

14.5%

Ageing Potential

20 Years

Aromas

Black Berries, Black Fruits, Undergrowth

Food Pairing

Poultry, Red Meat, Spices

Bottle Size

75 cl

Intensity / Body

Medium

Style

Dry

SIYPS Score

95

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