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Domaine Jean-Louis Chave Clos Florentin

Domaine Jean-Louis Chave
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750 mL
Wine Type
Red Still Wine
RegionRhone
Alcohol Level
Country
France
SubregionSaint-Joseph
Drinking Window
GrapesShiraz/Syrah
Wine Description:
Domaine Jean-Louis Chave Clos Florentin is a highly regarded wine from the Rhône Valley in France. This wine is produced by a renowned family-owned estate with a long-standing tradition of winemaking excellence. The vineyard is located in the prestigious appellation of Hermitage, known for its exceptional terroir and ideal growing conditions. The vineyard features steep slopes and granite soils, which contribute to the wine's unique character and complexity. The winemaking process involves meticulous attention to detail, including hand-harvesting and aging in oak barrels. The resulting wine is a true expression of its terroir, showcasing rich flavors, elegant structure, and a long, lingering finish. Clos Florentin is a wine that embodies the essence of Hermitage and is highly sought after by wine enthusiasts around the world. Read more
Pros:
  • Domaine Jean-Louis Chave is renowned for producing high-quality wines, and Clos Florentin is no exception.
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  • Limited availability.
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User Rating:

4.5
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Expert Rating:

4.3

Wine Expert Note:

Clos Florentin is a prestigious wine produced by Domaine Jean-Louis Chave, a renowned winery in the Rhône Valley of France. This wine is crafted with meticulous attention to detail, showcasing the expertise and passion of the winemaker. The Clos Florentin is a red wine that exhibits a deep, ruby color, indicating its youth and vibrancy. On the nose, it offers an enticing bouquet of ripe dark fruits, such as blackberries and plums, accompanied by hints of spices and earthy undertones. These aromas create an alluring and complex profile, promising a delightful tasting experience. Upon the first sip, the wine reveals its full-bodied nature, with velvety tannins that provide a smooth and elegant mouthfeel. The flavors of black fruits persist on the palate, accompanied by notes of licorice, black pepper, and a touch of oak. The wine's well-balanced acidity adds freshness and contributes to its overall harmony. Clos Florentin is a wine that showcases both power and finesse, with a long and lingering finish that leaves a lasting impression. It is a wine that can be enjoyed now, but also has the potential to age gracefully, allowing its flavors to evolve and develop further complexity over time. Overall, Domaine Jean-Louis Chave Clos Florentin is a remarkable wine that exemplifies the craftsmanship and dedication of its producer. It is a wine that will undoubtedly please the discerning palate of any wine enthusiast. Read more
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Wine sweetness is a measure of the amount of sugar present in a wine. Sweetness in wine can range from bone dry (no sugar present) to lusciously sweet (high sugar content). Sweetness is usually determined by the variety and ripeness of the grapes used, as well as the winemaking process.
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The alcohol level in wine is a measure of the amount of alcohol present in the beverage. The degree of heat or ‘burn’ at the back of the throat is roughly proportional to the amount of alcohol consumed. It ranges from Very Low to Very High.
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Wine intensity is a measure of the concentration of flavor and aroma compounds in a wine.The stronger and more noticeable the flavors and aromas are, the higher the intensity of the wine. Intensity in wine can range from neutral (not particularly intense) to pronounced (high intensity).
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Wine body refers to the weight and texture of wine on the palate. In other words, it is the degree of body a wine has, ranging from light-bodied to full-bodied. Wines with higher body appear to have a thicker texture and can sometimes coat the palate.
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Wine acidity refers to the tartness of a wine, which gives a tingling sensation on the side of the tongue. A metallic-like sharp taste is also associated with high acidity. Sometimes a high level of sweetness, such as in luscious dessert wines, can disguise a high level of acidity. Acidity can range from soft to searing.
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Wine tannin gives wine its textural mouthfeel and astringency. Tannin is a natural compound found in grape skins, seeds, and stems. It contributes to the structure and helps to balance out the sweetness of the fruit. Tannins are usually discussed when it comes to red wines, even though some white and rosé wines with certain wine making techniques can also contain tannins.
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