M. Chapoutier : L'Ermite 2015

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Parker : 100 / 100
J. Robinson : 16++ / 20
Wine Advocate-Parker :
Starting the single vineyard releases, or wines Michel calls Sélections Parcellaires, the 2015 Ermitage lErmite is an absolute blockbuster, decadent, surprisingly sexy example of this cuvée that offers tons of black and blue fruits, crushed rocks, graphite, violets and spring flowers. Coming from the very top of Hermitage Hill, from old vines and aged in just 30% new French oak, this full-bodied beauty will need to be forgotten for 3-4 years, but I suspect the sweet tannin and tons of fruit will give it a broad drink window.
Rhone ValleyErmitage
Alcohol
14

Grape varieties
Syrah

Dessert wine
No

Environment
Biodynamic wines

J. Robinson
16++

J. Suckling
96

Vinous - A. Galloni
96

Wine Spectator
98

Country
France

Wine certification
AOC

Vineyard
Cotes du Rhone Septentrionales

Area
Rhone Valley

Appellation
Ermitage

Color
Red

Producer
M. Chapoutier

Parker
100

Allergens
Contains sulphites