Hermitage Rouge, Chave

Hermitage Rouge, Chave - 2020

Item # 48745 1.5L

Jean-Louis Chave is the standard bearer in Hermitage and his wines are highly sought-after by collectors. This is a very promising vintage that is young now yet excellent for its youthful structure. No doubt this will age for many years to come.

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  • Limited Production: Only 1 bottle(s) per customer
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