2000 Chapoutier, Ermitage Ermite

2000 Chapoutier, Ermitage Ermite
Chapoutier, Ermitage Ermite 3x150

Availability: In stock

Case size: 3 / Bottle size: 1.5l

BOND PRICE

Info
£990.00

(2 in stock)

OR

DUTY PAID PRICE

Info
£1,204.07

(2 in stock)

OR
Tasting Notes

Critics Score: 99

Publication: Robert Parker, Wine Advocate

Drinking Dates: 2009-2035

I grossly underestimated the 2000 Ermitage l’Ermite from barrel. This wine, which emerges from largely pre-phylloxera vines planted on the dome of Hermitage, adjacent to the chapel that is perched there so photogenically, possesses extraordinary finesse and elegance. It reveals notes of liquid minerals intermixed with kirsch liqueur and blackberries. While it never possesses the power and breadth of flavor of Le Meal or Le Pavillon, l’Ermite appears to be a hypothetical blend of Bordeaux’s Lafleur and Ausone as it always displays a certain austerity early in life. The extraordinary 2000 flirts with perfection. A provocative wine with great minerality, finesse, and delineation, it blew me away when I tasted it from bottle.

Product Description

Details

Chapoutier, Ermitage Ermite
Case size:3x150
Region:Rhone
Vintage:2000