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2015 E. Guigal Ermitage Ex Voto Blanc

abv 13.5%
  • 95 WA
  • 96 WS
  • Variety
    White Rhône Blend

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SKU: 99571-2015

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  • Wine Advocate | Rating: 95

    Since the 2016 hasn't been bottled yet, I was offered a second look at the in-bottle 2015 Ermitage Ex Voto Blanc, which I rated 94+? last year. This year, it's a bit more open, showing toasty-nutty notes of almonds and hazelnuts layered over intense melon and pear fruit. This full-bodied powerhouse shows great texture, spice and length. Although drinkable now, I've no doubt it will be singing with the cheese course in 15 years.
    Drink Dates: 2018 - 2035
    Author: Joe Czerwinski
    Issue: 239
  • Jeb Dunnuck | Rating: 100

    The 2015 Hermitage Ex Voto Blanc is certainly in the same league as the 2009 and 2010, and it’s going to be interesting to compare these vintages over the coming 2-3+ decades. The 2015 has all the hallmarks of a great vintage with its huge bouquet of quince, toasted almonds, brioche, liquid rocks, and honeysuckle as well as touch of licorice. Sensationally concentrated, opulent, and multi-dimensional on the palate, it has bright acidity and an awesome sense of minerality that keep the wine chiseled and focused on the palate. It has the structure of a red wine and will keep for 4-5 decades. Bravo!
    Drink Dates: 2025 - 2065
    Author: Jeb Dunnuck
    Issue: The 2016 and 2017 Northern Rhônes
  • Wine Spectator | Rating: 96

    Features a gorgeous brioche frame around the creamed pear, yellow apple, quince and white peach flavors, with glistening verbena, honeysuckle and green almond notes on the finish. Showy and beautiful. Marsanne and Roussanne. Best from 2020 through 2030. 292 cases made, 88 cases imported. — JM
    Drink Dates: 2020-2030
    Author: James Molesworth
    Issue: Oct 15, 2019
  • Vinous | Rating: 95

    (aged for 30 months in 100% new oak barrels) Limpid yellow-gold. Smoke- and mineral-tinged orchard and pit fruit and honey aromas show outstanding clarity, and a sexy floral element emerges slowly. Intense, palate-staining pear, peach nectar and tangerine flavors show superb energy and complicating notes of anise, iodine and nougat. Fleshes out and becomes spicier on the mineral-driven finish, which hangs on with outstanding tenacity and a lingering floral quality.
    Drink Dates: 2024 - 2032
    Author: Josh Raynolds
    Issue: May 2018
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  • Marcel Guigal - the so-called "pivot" of the Cote-Rotie appellation - is both an owner and negociant, and vinifies over 40% of all Cote-Rotie. His father, Etienne, started out quite modestly in 1946, and over the next decades the company has grown to encompass all that is best in the Rhone Valley. Not only known for the massive hits in Hermitage and Cote-Rotie, the Guigal name is synonymous with quality all along the scale, from the humble Cotes-du-Rhone to the Big Three - La Landonne, La Mouline and La Turque.

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    Collector Data For This Wine

    • 12 bottles owned
    • 1 collectors