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Producer: Yann Chave, Article: The Northern Rhône: 2017 and 2018

4 Wines Found
VintageWineColorRatingPriceReviews
2018 Yann Chave Crozes-Hermitage Blanc

The 2018 Crozes-Hermitage Blanc (65% Marsanne and 35% Roussanne) comes all from the deeper soils of the Les Chassis region and was brought up all in tank. This vivid gold-hued effort offers up a ripe, medium-bodied, impressively textured style as well as classic notes of honeyed melon, orange blossom, spiced citrus, and white flowers. Textured, balanced, and with both richness and freshness, it's going to shine on the dinner table.

  $35 1

The 2018 Crozes-Hermitage Blanc (65% Marsanne and 35% Roussanne) comes all from the deeper soils of the Les Chassis region and was brought up all in tank. This vivid gold-hued effort offers up a ripe, medium-bodied, impressively textured style as well as classic notes of honeyed melon, orange blossom, spiced citrus, and white flowers. Textured, balanced, and with both richness and freshness, it's going to shine on the dinner table.

2017 Yann Chave Crozes-Hermitage Domaine

Yann Chave's 2017 Crozes-Hermitage Domaine reveals a deep purple color as well as classy notes of black raspberries, currants, cured meats, and peppery herbs. It's medium-bodied, balanced, and as classic as they come. It's also well worth seeking out. Drink bottles over the coming 7-8 years.

  $40 2

Yann Chave's 2017 Crozes-Hermitage Domaine reveals a deep purple color as well as classy notes of black raspberries, currants, cured meats, and peppery herbs. It's medium-bodied, balanced, and as classic as they come. It's also well worth seeking out. Drink bottles over the coming 7-8 years.

2017 Yann Chave Crozes-Hermitage Le Rouvre

The flagship cuvée is the 2017 Crozes-Hermitage Le Rouvre, which comes all from the Les Chassis region of Crozes and was brought up in once- and twice-used demi-muids. It's the finest vintage to date for this cuvée and has a pure yet concentrated and structured style to go with classy notes of black raspberries, peppery herbs, dried flowers, and hints of new leather as well some evident minerality. With medium to full-bodied richness, it's beautiful on the palate and has a seamless, beautifully balanced style that's going to evolve nicely for 10-15 years.

  $40 1

The flagship cuvée is the 2017 Crozes-Hermitage Le Rouvre, which comes all from the Les Chassis region of Crozes and was brought up in once- and twice-used demi-muids. It's the finest vintage to date for this cuvée and has a pure yet concentrated and structured style to go with classy notes of black raspberries, peppery herbs, dried flowers, and hints of new leather as well some evident minerality. With medium to full-bodied richness, it's beautiful on the palate and has a seamless, beautifully balanced style that's going to evolve nicely for 10-15 years.

2017 Yann Chave Hermitage

Chave's 2017 Hermitage showed beautifully, with a core of sweet blackberry and plum fruits as well as plenty of spice, crushed flowers, and mineral aromas and flavors. Rich, full-bodied, and balanced, drink this sexy Hermitage any time over the coming 10-15 years or more. This cuvée comes all from Chave’s 1.15 hectare in the Beaumes and Péléat lieux-dit, is destemmed, and was brought up all in demi-muids.

  $130 1

Chave's 2017 Hermitage showed beautifully, with a core of sweet blackberry and plum fruits as well as plenty of spice, crushed flowers, and mineral aromas and flavors. Rich, full-bodied, and balanced, drink this sexy Hermitage any time over the coming 10-15 years or more. This cuvée comes all from Chave’s 1.15 hectare in the Beaumes and Péléat lieux-dit, is destemmed, and was brought up all in demi-muids.