Morrell & Co. Wine Catalog

FALL 2015

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MORRELL FINE WINE AND SPIRITS Call 800.96.WINES (800.969.4637) • Visit us at • Complimentary delivery on all orders over $150 in NY and CT 59 NORTHERN RHONE T heir holdings include some of the most prestigious locations in the region. Jean Louis Chave credits their success to practices in the vineyards and to a blending and selection process in the winery, which is second to none. Always the last to pick and renowned for vinifying each parcel separately, which creates unique expressions of terroir from each site. Tasting through these remarkable single parcel wines would leave one in awe, yet for Chave, it's all about the end result--the perfect blend of Hermitage. ✦ While often hard to understand in its youth, Chave Hermitage emerges after 7-10 years as a masterpiece of northern Rhone styling with seemingly immortal longevity. Jean-louis chave press bottle Hermitage 2005 (1418014) wS 98 $395 Hermitage 2011 (1418012) wS 96 $295 Hermitage 2012 (1418029) wA 94-97 $285 Hermitage Blanc 2012 (1419014) wA 96 $285 Hermitage Blanc 2012 (1.5l) (2470117) wA 96 $575 The Chave family has recently turned their attention toward the St. Joseph appellation and has even been noted as saying that they believe the potential here may one day rival that of Hermitage itself. Chave's St. Joseph is a wine that must be tasted to be believed and an amazing value within their portfolio. Jl Chave St. Joseph 2012 wA 93 » $69 "Exhibiting terrific blackberry, ground pepper, crushed rock and underbrush...nicely concentrated and has an open, sexy style that's already hard to resist." (1414015) For over fve centuries, the Chave family has been making wine in the northern Rhone. a norThern rhone legacy

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