2016 Domaine Jean Louis Chave Hermitage Blanc

2016 Domaine Jean Louis Chave Hermitage Blanc
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750 ML    France, Rhone, Northern Rhone, Hermitage

  Wine Advocate 
           Oct 2018
       Joe Czerwinski           98       Drink: 2018-2040

Bottled in August, Chave's 2016 Hermitage Blanc is a tremendous wine. It's a bit closed on the nose (bottle shock?), but it wows on the palate, rocking it with seismic waves of super ripe pineapple and melon fruit and more than a small dose of what I can only describe as magma-like essence of stone. It's full-bodied and mouthfilling in its richness, yet it never seems heavy or overdone. Remember that yields were constrained by hail, so don't delay in procuring whatever your budget will allow.

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