Crozes Hermitages Le Rouvre, Yann Chave 2018

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Tasting Note

On the Chassis terraces, the former Rhône river bed has deposited a layer of river pebbles, marking the identity of the terroir and emblematic of the Crozes-Hermitage appellation. Yann Chave's Syrah have been growing here happily for over 50 years. For Le Rouvre, he select plots where the grapes produce deep, perfectly velvety tannins, for a wine with a marked identity and optimal ageing qualities.

Nose: discreet nose requiring aeration. Aromas develop with finesse and much complexity; blackberry jam, liquorice sticks, a hint of roasting and spice.

Palate: full and generous on the palate. Mid-palate reveals rich aromas of ripe fruit and a hint of smokiness. Tannins are dense and intense, but with great finesse, giving the wine imposing structure and a long finish. A truly superb wine.

Yann Chave

Vintage 2018

Size 75cl

ABV 14%

Closure Cork

Organic Yes

Allergens Sulphites

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