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2006 M. Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite Blanc

  • 100 WA
  • 99 WS
  • 94 IWC
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SKU: 70283-2006-3000-1A

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  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 99

    Superintense, with a nearly searing minerality, this lets fleur de sel, blanched almond, chamomile and jasmine rice flavors race through, while papaya and Cavaillon melon notes fill in the background. Has a long, amazingly pure finish.
    Author: James Molesworth
  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 100

    Tasting like an eau de vie of rocks, the 2006 Ermitage l'Ermite blanc, from the top of the appellation, is utterly profound. An astonishing achievement, there are 227 cases of this beauty. With its light straw color, thickness that resembles a liqueur, and remarkable aromatic intensity of flowers, honeyed white currants, quince, pineapples, and stones, this wine is an education in tasting what rocks might taste like if they were liquified. Exceptionally full-bodied, it is a modern day legend that should have 50-75 years of longevity.
    Author: Robert Parker
  • International Wine Cellar | Rating: 94

    Yellow-gold. Wonderfully complex bouquet of spicy citrus, pear and melon complicated by dusty minerals, smoky lees and fresh rose. Fleshy but focused on the palate, offering spicy orchard fruit flavors, lemon pith and sweet tangerine on the finish. Gained weight with air without any loss of energy or clarity, picking up exotic spice and licorice flavors with air. There are only 228 cases of this juice.
    Author: Josh Raynolds
    Issue: January/February 2008
  • Self | Rating: 100

    Author: dave1161

Collector Data For This Wine

  • 61 bottles owned
  • 9 collectors
  • Average collector rating: 99
    (Out of 9 collectors)