Jean Louis Chave   Hermitage

2012 Hermitage

By Jean-Louis Chave

2012 Hermitage from Jean-Louis Chave, Rhone, Rest of the World

Try as one might, there's a particular allure to the 2012 Hermitage from Jean-Louis Chave that refuses to be ignored. Having extensively savored countless wines from the Rhone valley over the years, one must deliver praise where it is due. In this case, hats off to the culturally rich Rhone and its cherished offering, Jean-Louis Chave.

 

A Revolutionary Vintage Unveiled

The 2012 vintage distinguishes itself uniquely in a historical context where Rhone vintages have traditionally leaned heavy and robust. This was a year of eager anticipation and indeed prolonged patience, culminating in a wine standing at civilization's gateway to perfection.

Supple and nuanced, Earth's blessings are channelled through an ethereal blend of Syrah in this 2012 Hermitage. It encapsulates a compellingly delicate bouquet of spiced plums and cherries with subtle undertones of smoky minerals,; an echo of the complex geology underlying Chave's Hermitage vineyards.

 

A Wine Investment Par Excellence

Without a shadow of doubt, this 2012 Hermitage proves itself a wise investment for any discerning collector. With careful cellaring, its current elegance and complexity will further develop into something extraordinary. Given those factors and the prestige attached to Hermitage wines specifically by Jean-Louis Chave, it's clear this is anything but ordinary in wine investment circles.

 

The Elegant Return of a Stellar Winemaking Legacy

This vintage marks a new era in what has been more than two centuries of winemaking prowess at Chave. Despite trying weather conditions early on, the dedication of Chave shone through, their skilled navigation leading to a wine of riveting elegance and longevity.

Get ready to be entwined in an affair with this Jean-Louis Chave creation. From the allure of its garnet hue to its tantalizingly intense palate, the 2012 Hermitage draws you into a deeply immersive experience that commands your undivided attention from beginning to end. It’s not just wine—it’s a tale preserved in spirited nectar, a testament to human perseverance mirrored in nature’s bounty.

The allure of the 2012 Hermitage from Jean-Louis Chave is hard to resist. Whether for investment or quiet appreciation, this wine stands ready to continue its elegant dance deep into the coming decades, promising unwavering allure and ever-deepening complexity. A timeless gem adorning Rhone's illustrious vinous heritage!

Current market price

$3,770.00

12x75cl

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