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Domaine Jean-Louis Chave Crozes-Hermitage Selection Silene

Domaine Jean-Louis Chave
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$29.99
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750 mL
Wine Type
Red Wine
RegionRhone
Alcohol Level
Country
France
SubregionCrozes-Hermitage
Drinking Window
GrapesShiraz/Syrah
Wine Description:
Domaine Jean-Louis Chave Crozes-Hermitage Selection Silene is a highly sought-after wine that showcases the expertise of its producer. Crafted in the renowned appellation of Crozes-Hermitage, this wine is made from grapes grown in exceptional vineyard sites. The vineyards boast unique features such as well-drained soils and optimal sun exposure, resulting in grapes of exceptional quality. The winemaking process involves careful selection and meticulous attention to detail, ensuring that only the finest grapes are used. The resulting wine is characterized by its elegant style, with a harmonious balance of fruit flavors, refined tannins, and a long, lingering finish. Domaine Jean-Louis Chave Crozes-Hermitage Selection Silene is a true testament to the artistry and passion behind its creation.
Pros:
  • Intense and complex aromas of black fruits, spices, and herbs.
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Cons:
  • May require some additional cellaring to fully develop its potential.
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User Rating:

3.7
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Expert Rating:

4.0

Wine Expert Note:

The Domaine Jean-Louis Chave Crozes-Hermitage Selection Silene is a remarkable wine that showcases the expertise and craftsmanship of the renowned winemaker. This wine is made from carefully selected grapes grown in the Crozes-Hermitage region, known for producing exceptional Syrah wines. On the nose, the wine offers a complex bouquet of dark fruits, such as blackberries and black cherries, accompanied by hints of violet and black pepper. These aromas are further enhanced by subtle notes of smoked meat and earthy undertones. The palate is equally impressive, with a full-bodied and velvety texture that coats the mouth. The flavors of ripe black fruits continue to dominate, complemented by well-integrated tannins and a balanced acidity. The wine displays a remarkable depth and concentration, with a long and lingering finish that leaves a lasting impression. Overall, the Domaine Jean-Louis Chave Crozes-Hermitage Selection Silene is a wine of exceptional quality and finesse. It is a perfect choice for those seeking a sophisticated and elegant expression of Syrah, and it pairs beautifully with grilled meats, game dishes, and aged cheeses.
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