1999 Chave - Hermitage 750ml

France - Northern Rhone - Hermitage/ Red / Syrah
1999 Chave - Hermitage

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International Wine Cellar | 95(+?)

($132) Good full ruby. Jammy black fruits and pepper on ths nose; distinctly wilder than the 2000. Fat, thick and powerful, with huge fruit and impressive volume. Offers an uncanny combination of flesh and thrust. Very silky in texture but with excellent acidity and lift. The big tannins spread out to coat the entire palate. This complete Hermitage actually closed down in my glass. I'd expect it to need a good decade before approaching maturity.

Author: Stephen Tanzer
Issue: Issue 100

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Jancis Robinson | 17.5

Relatively pale and evolved-looking. Real lift on the nose but lighter than the 2004 overall. Great balance but a bit more austere than the 2004. Very serious and correct with nice length. Sinewy. Polished. A bit muted. Is there very, very low-level brett in this wine? It held up pretty well in the glass - very ballerina-like.

Drink Dates: 2011-2022
Author: Jancis Robinson


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Wine Advocate | 94

More in the style of the '01, the 1999 Hermitage is a serious effort that gives up a mineral-drenched profile of red and blackcurrants, beef blood, iron and dried flowers. More forward on the nose than the palate, with a tight, yet seamless texture that carries ample concentration and length, with bright acidity, it should continue to shine for another decade.

Drink Dates: 2014-2024
Author: Jeb Dunnuck
Issue: 214

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Wine Spectator | 95

Rich and ripe, full-bodied, with great sweet fruit character. Lovely, thick, attractive (almost like a dessert wine), with mineral but also plum character, blackberries, fresh figs, smoke and toasty notes. It kicks in with good intensity on the finish.

Drink Dates: 2003-2010
Author: Per-Henrik Mansson


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Score: 96
Author: Stephen G41
Trust Rating: 96
Tasted On: 02/14/2013
Utterly sensational, from nose to finish, with many more glorious years to go!
Score: 98
Author: Spike
Trust Rating: 78
Tasted On: 08/12/2008
Score: 96
Author: Brad Coelho
Trust Rating: 97
Tasted On: 06/18/2008
Drink Dates: 04/01/2008
Site Blog: Unidentified Appellation While the first of the flight was exceptionally tight, it was ultimately the most promising. Hauntingly proportioned notes of violet, bacon grease, melted licorice, raspberry ganache and tobacco flavors were exceptionally pretty and elegant in their presentation. The palate had a gorgeous beam of pure, mineral laced fruit that sashayed along muscular tannins to a lengthy finish. This should prove to be an immortal Syrah. I wouldn'ttouch it for another 5 years
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