2005 Yann Chave Hermitage
Syrah - 750ML
  • WS 93
  • WA 93
  • IWC 91

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WS 93
Wine Spectator, June 2007
Packed with black currant fig and black cherry fruit this is also very refined with incense graphite mineral and spice notes helping to extend the long silky finish. Has power and grace and should age beautifully. Best... Packed with black currant fig and black cherry fruit this is also very refined with incense graphite mineral and spice notes helping to extend the long silky finish. Has power and grace and should age beautifully. Best from 2008 through 2022. 540 cases made. –JM
WA 93
Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, March 2016
I loved the 2005 Hermitage from Yann Chave, and this full-bodied, broad, expansive beauty offers sensational notes of blackberries, tobacco leaf, olive, smoked meats and black currants. Still youthful in color, it expands... I loved the 2005 Hermitage from Yann Chave, and this full-bodied, broad, expansive beauty offers sensational notes of blackberries, tobacco leaf, olive, smoked meats and black currants. Still youthful in color, it expands beautifully on the palate, has a ripe, layered personality, and the balance and concentration to keep for another decade. - Jeb Dunnuck
IWC 91
Stephen Tanzer's IWC, February 2008
Opaque ruby. Explosive floral aromas of ripe red and dark berries and suave baking spices. Tightly focused bitter cherry and cassis flavors are framed by youthful tannins gaining sweetness with extended aeration. Like it... Opaque ruby. Explosive floral aromas of ripe red and dark berries and suave baking spices. Tightly focused bitter cherry and cassis flavors are framed by youthful tannins gaining sweetness with extended aeration. Like it did last year minerality leads the way adding energy to the deep berry flavors.
Color & Type Red
Varietal Syrah
Country France
Region Rhone
Sub-region Northern Rhone
Vintage 2005