Hermitage Wine

 

The Northern Rhone’s most important appellation, Hermitage is a south-facing slope overlooking the town of Tain L’Hermitage which is planted mostly to Syrah. White Hermitage is right and round, and is made from Marsanne and Roussanne. The best of these Syrahs combine power and finesse and are very ageworthy. It’s not going too far to say that this is the place in the world where the Syrah grape finds its best expression.
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  • Marsanne

    Avilleran, Champagne Piacentina, Ermitage, Grosse Roussette, Hermitage, Johannisberg, Marsan Belyi, Marsanne Blanche,...

  • Sémillon

    History of the grape: Little is documented about the early years of this grape, which is surprising due to its distin...

  • Viognier

    History of the grape: Viognier is thought to be an indigenous grape of Croatia that was brought to the Rhone in Franc...

  • Rousanne

    History of the grape: Roussanne likely gets its name from the light brown color of its skin (“roux” in French). Rouss...

  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

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  • Ferraton Père & Fils

    Ferraton Père et Fils is a winery/negociant in the north of the Côtes du Rhône. Their wines are...

  • Cave Vineyard

    After Marty and Mary Jo Strussion purchased the property, they soon decided that it would be the ...

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Hermitage on Snooth

  • Montrouge "Crucem" Crozes-Hermitage 2010

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    dark garnet, spicy peppery nose with a touch of mint, on palate it's savoury yet spicy, with coffee and chocolate notes Read More

    Wine review by Dennis Lim


  • Bernard Faurie Hermitage Bessards/Meal 2009

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    I bought this bottle of wine from the website www.bidforwine.co.uk/auctions/show/97002. Hermitage is an appellation created in 1937,although viticulture here goes back centuries,for red and white wines fromthe slopes of the hill by the town of Tain on the east bank of the Rhone river about 40 miles south of Lyon.It is a very prestigious appellat... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • Sounds really worthwhile.  What organization put this on? I do agree ... not so much Cote Rotie or Hermitage, so I've tended to buy from there.  I like St. Joseph, but it's definitely leaner, and I don't hold it.  Crozes is so variable and mostly pretty middling. Be interested to see who all was represented ,and what you tasted.  Grange has go... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Masters of Wine - Syrah Panel...


  • Grange is very good, without a doubt, and sometimes even worth the money. But ... still sticking with the best Hermitage, Cote Rotie and Cornas (in that order) before it, if I'm forced to choose. Damned happy don't have to, though.Still need to hear a lot more about the actual wines tasted, the vintages, the venue and setup, the opportunity to... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Masters of Wine - Syrah Panel...


  • Had the good fortune to attend a Masters of Wine, Syrah Panel Tasting on ... ... wine was a 2013 Marc Sorrel Hermitage. Really nice wine out of the blocks. Lovely fragrance on the nose, deep pitched dark red fruit with nice florals and pepper spice.Good medium plus freshness to the fruit on the attack, the acidity doesn't overwhelm but is not ... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Masters of Wine - Syrah Panel...


  • Les 3 Lys Crozes-Hermitage 2013

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    I bought this bottle from a local supermarket where it was on special offer for £5.Crozes-Hermitage is an appellation created in 1937 for wines from 11 communes north of Tain-Hermitage [about 40 miles south of Lyon ] on the east bank of the Rhone,although wine production here goes back to before thje Romans. It is much larger though less prestig... Read More

    Wine review by duncan 906


  • OT, I wouldn't limit myself to Chave.  David Parker brought a 1989 Jaboulet Hermitage La Chapelle to a dinner; I would have paid $100 for it, but his site had it for $245.  I can think of a a few more that I would pay $100-150 for if someone wanted to do me a huge favor.  But they don't come from SB.CC, it's not that great a story, just a party,... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Wine Art Music Virtual Tasting


  • D, the "observed" incidences of doing blinds--not anecdotes of ... ... ... could not tell if it was Hermitage or Halcon.)That's not going to make collectors of DRC happy, it's not going to help the ad sales at WS, but it's going to help the average consumer.  Which is what Parker set out to do, and instead created a culture of rising prices an... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Was wondering if anyone's...


  • Nebbiolo is a challenge to grow elsewhere, but that's because it's a ... or at least La Chappele from Hermitage Read More

    Forum post in the topic Was wondering if anyone's...


  • Emark, VV could lose minutes of precious drinking time in the vastness of 1k ... ... bottles (or is it 6?) of Hermitage within the Syrah.  I have one 24 bottle rack of just Halcon right now, and two cases marked "Las Madres Syrah" with Apsara, Myriad, and Eric Kent over in their area.  Brunello is grouped by vintage, the Chiantis are separated... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Lets see your AWESOME wine...


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