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1999 Chapoutier Ermitage l'Ermite Blanc

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Vintage: 1999
Bottle Size: Standard Bottle: 750 ml

Quantity: 3 Available
Listed: Monday May 28, 2018 7:12 AM EDT
Ending: Sunday August 26, 2018 10:00 PM EDT
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Please see my other lots.  For any questions, contact me at vinophiler@att.net

Rated a Perfect 100 Points by Robert Parker (Wine Advocate)

This is one of the greatest dry white wines I have ever tasted. The 1999 Ermitage l'Ermite is a liquid mineral, crystalline expression. It is the essence of its grape as well as terroir. It may be the greatest expression of terroir I have seen outside of a handful of Alsatian Rieslings (Clos Ste. Hune comes to mind). It has that transparent character that terroiristes talk more about than actually recognize. Drinking it is like consuming a liquified stony concoction mixed with white flowers, licorice, and honeyed fruits. It is frightfully pure, dense, and well-delineated. As I said last year, "There is no real fruit character, just glycerin, alcohol, and liquid stones." That's about it, but, wow, what an expression! Anticipated maturity: 2012-2050. This is for the connoisseur of rare wines. Along with Gerard and Jean-Louis Chave, Chapoutier is producing the finest expressions of white Hermitage. His single vineyard cuvees are to die for if you like these eccentric, idiosyncratic, mammoth dry whites.
 

 

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Please see my other lots.  For any questions, contact me at vinophiler@att.net

Rated a Perfect 100 Points by Robert Parker (Wine Advocate)

This is one of the greatest dry white wines I have ever tasted. The 1999 Ermitage l'Ermite is a liquid mineral, crystalline expression. It is the essence of its grape as well as terroir. It may be the greatest expression of terroir I have seen outside of a handful of Alsatian Rieslings (Clos Ste. Hune comes to mind). It has that transparent character that terroiristes talk more about than actually recognize. Drinking it is like consuming a liquified stony concoction mixed with white flowers, licorice, and honeyed fruits. It is frightfully pure, dense, and well-delineated. As I said last year, "There is no real fruit character, just glycerin, alcohol, and liquid stones." That's about it, but, wow, what an expression! Anticipated maturity: 2012-2050. This is for the connoisseur of rare wines. Along with Gerard and Jean-Louis Chave, Chapoutier is producing the finest expressions of white Hermitage. His single vineyard cuvees are to die for if you like these eccentric, idiosyncratic, mammoth dry whites.
 

 

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Actual shipping costs to be provided based on class of service selected.  Buyer assumes sole responsibility for complying with state shipping regulations.  NB: If you would like to purchase shipping insurance please request during the check out process and a quote will be provided.

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Payment due within 24 hours of auction close.  Payment may be made via PayPal or by check.  Shipment upon clearance of payment.  All transactions are final.