• JD 96
    • VN 95
    • JS 94
    jebdunnuck.com, 96 points

    Moving to the three Hermitage releases, the 2020 Hermitage Domaine Des Tourettes offers a deep, saturated purple hue as well as a powerful bouquet of scorched earth, creosote, peppered meat, liquid violets, and both black...

    Reg: $109.94 $99.94
    24+ in stock
    • JD 99
    • DC 98
    • VN 97
    jebdunnuck.com, 99 points

    My favorite release from this estate is consistently their Les Bessards Hermitage, and their 2019 is no exception. Coming from the western part and pure broken granite soils on the west side of this magical hill, it...

    Reg: $249.94 $219.94
    14 in Pre-Arrival
    • VN 95
    • WA 94
    • JS 94
    Vinous, 95 points

    (VN 93-95 points) Full, bright-rimmed violet. Highly fragrant cherry and black raspberry scents, along with suggestions of pipe tobacco, olive, peony and baking spices. Juicy and energetic in the mouth, offering...

    Reg: $69.94 $59.94
    24+ in stock
    • VN 98
    • JS 97
    • JD 95
    Vinous, 98 points

    (VN 96-98 points) Glass-staining purple. Assertively perfumed cassis, cherry liqueur, fruitcake and floral aromas take on espresso, olive and smoky bacon accents with aeration. Juicy, chewy and energetic on the palate...

    Reg: $209.94 $179.94
    6 in stock
    • JD 98
    • VN 98
    • WA 97
    jebdunnuck.com, 98 points

    Last of the 2018s, the 2018 Hermitage Ex Voto shows a riper, more sunny profile and has a killer nose of ripe blackberries, cassis, spice, game, woodsmoke, and bacon fat. The tannins from Hermitage always have a different...

    Reg: $425.00 $375.00
    6 in Pre-Arrival
    • WA 98
    • WE 97
    • JD 97
    Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 98 points

    Boasting classic Les Bessards notes of sun-warmed cassis and crushed stone, the 2018 Hermitage Les Bessards has turned out to be a magnificent wine—a close rival to the potentially perfect 2015. Full-bodied and velvety...

    Reg: $199.94 $179.94
    10 in Pre-Arrival
    • WA 100
    • JL 99
    • WS 98
    Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 100 points

    The 2010 Hermitage Ex Voto continues to top out on my scale. This extraordinary Hermitage has more minerality and delineation than the 2009, as well as overflowing aromas and flavors of creme de cassis, jammy...

    Reg: $399.00 $329.00
    5 in stock
    • JS 100
    • WA 100
    • DC 99
    jamessuckling.com, 100 points

    Incredibly dense elderberry fruit with raw-meat, smoked-bacon, balsamic-vinegar, mushroom and tar aromas. But there are plenty of other nuances in this astonishing Hermitage! Gigantic fine tannins support the wide-screen...

    Reg: $475.00 $375.00
    1 in stock
    • DC 98
    • JD 97
    • WA 97
    Decanter, 98 points

    This legendary estate is now owned by the Frey family, who have returned it and its wines to greatness. The wine is 100% Syrah from 60-year-old vines planted around the chapelle on the hill of Hermitage. The colour has...

    Reg: $269.94 $224.94
    1 in stock
    • JD 100
    • JL 99
    • WA 99
    jebdunnuck.com, 100 points

    The top cuvée from Delas is the 2015 Hermitage Les Bessards, and it's always 100% Syrah from the steep, broken granite soils of the Bessards lieu-dit. Aged 18 months in 30% new barrels, its purple/plum color is followed...

    Reg: $289.94 $229.94
    5 in stock
    • JS 100
    • JD 100
    • VN 99
    jamessuckling.com, 100 points

    If you ever wondered why Hermitage had such a special reputation then you need to taste this towering masterpiece of this appellation. Spectacular mountain freshness as well as enormous concentration and underplayed...

    Reg: $425.00 $345.00
    2 in stock
    • WA 96
    • JS 96
    • WS 96
    Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 96 points

    (96+) The 2012 Hermitage Ex Voto (which I suspect won’t be produced again until 2015) was bottled in January of this year and it’s a big, voluptuous beauty that’s loaded with fruit and texture. Crème de cassis, black...

    Reg: $325.00 $284.94
    11 in stock
    • JD 100
    • WA 100
    • JL 98
    jebdunnuck.com, 100 points

    Pure perfection in Syrah, the 2012 Ermitage Le Pavillon comes from the pure granite soils of the Les Bessards lieu-dit and was brought up in around 30-35% new demi-muids. This blockbuster yet magical wine offers...

    Reg: $399.00 $309.00
    6 in Pre-Arrival
    • JD 100
    • JS 98
    • WA 98
    jebdunnuck.com, 100 points

    The star of the show as well as one of the wines of this great vintage, the 2019 Ermitage Le Pavillon comes all from broken granite soils of the Bessards lieu-dit and was all destemmed, vinified in concrete tanks, and...

    Reg: $395.00 $309.00
    2 in stock
    • WA 100
    • JD 98
    • VN 97
    Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, 100 points

    (98 - 100 points) As usual, Chapoutier's 2018 Ermitage l'Ermite is a standout among standouts. Crushed stone, blueberries, even a touch of herb feature on the nose, while the full-bodied palate is cool and crunchy but...

    Reg: $445.00 $339.00
    5 in Pre-Arrival
    • VN 98
    • JS 97
    • JD 95
    Vinous, 98 points

    (VN 96-98 points) Glass-staining purple. Assertively perfumed cassis, cherry liqueur, fruitcake and floral aromas take on espresso, olive and smoky bacon accents with aeration. Juicy, chewy and energetic on the palate...

    Reg: $429.00 $329.00
    19 in stock
    • VN 98
    • JS 97
    • JD 95
    Vinous, 98 points

    (VN 96-98 points) Glass-staining purple. Assertively perfumed cassis, cherry liqueur, fruitcake and floral aromas take on espresso, olive and smoky bacon accents with aeration. Juicy, chewy and energetic on the palate...

    Reg: $895.00 $795.00
    3 in stock
    • VN 98
    • JS 97
    • JD 95
    Vinous, 98 points

    (VN 96-98 points) Glass-staining purple. Assertively perfumed cassis, cherry liqueur, fruitcake and floral aromas take on espresso, olive and smoky bacon accents with aeration. Juicy, chewy and energetic on the palate...

    Reg: $1,695.00 $1,595.00
    1 in stock