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Yann Chave, Crozes-Hermitage, Le Rouvre, 2017

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Yann Chave, Crozes-Hermitage, Le Rouvre, 2017

"Really rather glorious wine. Mid to dark crimson. Sweet and leathery with resolved tannins so this is a great time to enjoy this serious northern Rhône Syrah but it's still got lots of life in it. This wine has real focus and... Read More

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Yann Chave, Crozes-Hermitage, Le Rouvre, 2017

ColourRed

RegionRhone

GrowerYann Chave

Grape VarietyRhone blend

Vintage2017

ABV13.5%

Bottle75cl

MethodOrganic

CodeCHA217

Style

Full Bodied

Light > Full

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Yann Chave, Crozes-Hermitage, Le Rouvre, 2017

"Really rather glorious wine. Mid to dark crimson. Sweet and leathery with resolved tannins so this is a great time to enjoy this serious northern Rhône Syrah but it's still got lots of life in it. This wine has real focus and bite." 16.5/20 Drink 2020-2026, Jancis Robinson, May 2021

Named after a type of sessile oak; from parcels of 58 year old vines on the very stony fields at Les Chassis, aged for 12 months in new, one and two year old demi-muids, 600 litre barrels. Drinking perfectly, a gorgeous mouthful of black fruit with savoury notes. Always one of the best wines in the Crozes appellation. Now-2027

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