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Domaine Jean-Louis Chave Hermitage Selection Farconnet

Domaine Jean-Louis Chave
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750 mL
Wine Type
Red Wine
RegionRhone
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France
SubregionHermitage
Drinking Window
GrapesShiraz/Syrah
Wine Description:
Domaine Jean-Louis Chave Hermitage Selection Farconnet is a highly sought-after wine that showcases the expertise of its producer. Hailing from the prestigious Hermitage appellation, this wine is crafted from grapes grown in exceptional vineyard sites. The vineyard features unique terroir, with granite soils and steep slopes that contribute to the wine's distinct character. The winemaking process involves meticulous attention to detail, with traditional techniques employed to ensure the highest quality. The resulting wine is known for its elegance and finesse, with a harmonious balance of fruit, acidity, and tannins.
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  • Highly regarded producer: Domaine Jean-Louis Chave is known for producing exceptional wines
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  • High price: As a premium wine from a prestigious producer and appellation, the Domaine Jean-Louis Chave Hermitage Selection Farconnet comes with a higher price tag
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User Rating:

4.3
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4.3

Wine Expert Note:

The Domaine Jean-Louis Chave Hermitage Selection Farconnet is a highly regarded wine from the Hermitage appellation in the Rhône Valley, France. This wine is produced by the esteemed winemaker, Jean-Louis Chave, who is known for his expertise in crafting exceptional wines. The Hermitage Selection Farconnet showcases the unique terroir of the region, with its deep and complex flavors. It is made primarily from Syrah grapes, which are grown on the steep slopes of the Hermitage hillside. The vineyards benefit from a combination of granite and limestone soils, contributing to the wine's distinctive character. In terms of aroma, this wine offers a captivating bouquet of dark fruits, such as blackberry and black cherry, accompanied by hints of violet and black pepper. On the palate, it displays a harmonious balance between ripe fruit flavors, refined tannins, and well-integrated oak notes. The wine's structure is robust yet elegant, with a long and satisfying finish. The Domaine Jean-Louis Chave Hermitage Selection Farconnet is a wine that can be enjoyed now, but it also has excellent aging potential. With proper cellaring, it will continue to develop and evolve, revealing even more complexity and depth over time.
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