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    1 893
  • Producer ranking ?

    42
  • Decanting time

    3h
  • When to drink

    now to 2035
  • Food Pairing

    Roasted lamb

The Story

Hermitage Ex-Voto represents the fulfillment of a longtime dream of Guigal to own his own vineyards on the hill of Hermitage. Through the purchase of the de Vallouit and J. L. Grippat domaines in 2000, Guigal acquired four vineyard parcels on this legendary site. The 2001 vintage was the first release of this estate-bottled Hermitage red and white.

 

The red comes from Bessards (30%), Greffieux (30%), L’Hermite (20%), and Murets (20%), and spends a full 42 months in new casks and is bottled without fining or filtration. These cuvées will be produced only in exceptional vintages (no 2002 or 2004 was made). This represents the pinnacle of the appellation, with exceptional concentration and great potential longevity.

 

 

 

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Tasting note

color

Deep and Purple

ending

Long, Round and Spicy

flavors

Blackberry, Pepper, Toasty and Spice

nose

Intense, Complex and Generous

taste

Average in Acidity, Perfectly balanced, Well-Integrated, Complex, Youthful, Full-bodied, Firm, Harmonious, Full and Drying tannins

Verdict

Impressive

Written Notes

Colour is purple and deep. On the nose it is intense, complex and generous. The taste is full, harmonious, refined, vivid, firm, with drying tannins, and average in acidity, full-bodied, with complex, well-integrated, perfectly balanced structure and youthful. On the palate it is layered and has blackberry, toasty, pepper and spice flavours. The finish is long, round, vibrant and spicy. This wine is impressive. Perfectly stored bottles are still very worthy and will last well for another 20-30 years and decant at least over 4h before tasting.
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Origin

Côte-Rôtie, Rhône

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