Jean Louis Chave   Hermitage

2013 Hermitage

By Jean-Louis Chave

2013 Hermitage from Jean-Louis Chave, Rhone

A provocative offering from the well-versed hands of Jean-Louis Chave, the 2013 Hermitage exudes a quiet grace that is compelling in its complexity and depth. The audacity of this remarkable vintage to allure and astonish places it on the pedestal as a prime subject for erudite wine investment.

 

A symphony of seductive layers

The 2013 Hermitage encapsulates the intricate harmony of demanding viticulture and patient artistry. The restrained yet atmospheric climate of 2013 in Rhone bestowed upon this remarkable vintage a more mineral-infused profile with the chiseled rough edges of tannins embodying age-worthy potential.

Festooned by nature's whims and nuanced by the winemaker’s touch, this expression surveys uncharted vinous territories. A purring restraint intermingles with evocative whispers of blackberry, peppery spice, cured meat and bitter chocolate that echo its terroir's nonpareil Syrah credentials.

 

The dance of time

The 2013 Hermitage stood out as a silver lining amidst a challenging year for Rhone, testament to Chave's masterful grasp on turning adversity into advantage. The firm structure and innate depth translate to considerable ageing potential, portending rewarding returns for discerning wine investors.

 

Verse in the hand of a maestro

Descending from an impressive lineage that reaches back to 1481, Jean-Louis Chave stands as one of the region’s peerless custodians. With wines like this 2013 Hermitage, it is not just intrigue that unfolds with every sip but also unspoken tales and insights into the depths of Rhone's magnificent terroir.

The climax of this wonderful verse written by the weather and elaborated upon by Chave leaves one on a zenith. An experience beyond senses, every drop of this 2013 Hermitage from Jean-Louis Chave not only promises the serendipity of discovering resplendent flavours but also holds the potential of a gratifying investment play.

Market price (SGD)

$5,280.00

12x75cl

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POP score

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