2005 Chateau L'hermitageBlend from France
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- 92 Robert Parker - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
92 Robert Parker - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
"L'Hermitage, one of the original garagiste estates, is a blend of 65% Merlot and 35% Cabernet Franc from a small 9-acre site sandwiched between such titans of St.-Emilion as Beausejour-Duffau and Angelus. The 2005 is typically pure, medium to full-bodied, opulent, and showy, with more elegance (largely because of its fresh, lively acidity) and serious structure than usual. Its intense aromatics of blackberry, black cherry, and herbs is backed-up by a full-bodied wine possessing ripe tannin as well as outstanding weight, length, and overall harmony. Anticipated maturity: 2011-2022."
92 - Robert Parker - Robert Parker's Wine Advocate
|Varietal(s)||Cabernet Franc, Merlot|
|Taste||tobacco, raspberry, cassis, violet, pepper, green bean, currant, black cherry, plum, bell pepper, olive, oak, smoke, toast and tar|
|Nose||tobacco, broccoli, berry, flower, violet, rose, truffle, earth, coffee and leather|