Ermitage l'Ermite, Chapoutier 2008

RegionRhône
SubregionHermitage
ColourRed
TypeStill


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Rhône2008Ermitage l'Ermite, ChapoutierBT10960.00
750.00
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Tasting Notes

It is an amazing achievement. Even better is the 2008 Ermitage l'Ermite (449 cases). Not as concentrated as Le Pavillon, it reveals a powdered rock character in its ink, graphite, earth, blueberry and black currant-scented bouquet. Displaying medium to full body as well as great purity, it is another amazing accomplishment from Michel Chapoutier. Interestingly, in 2008, Chapoutier decided to cut back on the new oak for all of his top cuvees (utilizing 25% versus the normal 100%).

Score: 94Robert Parker, Wine Advocate (193), February 2011

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