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E. Guigal Hermitage Rouge 2012

$69.98

SKU 3536650201001

750ml

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Eye : Deep ruby red with violet tinges. Nose : Spices, red berries and delicate oak aromas. Palate : A powerful and tannic wine. Aromas of blackcurrant buds and vanilla. Licorice and spicy finish. Overall : A racy and seductive wine. A perfect wine for putting down. Food and wine matching Small game, red meat and cheese.
Category Red Wine
Varietal
Country France
Region Rhone
Appellation Hermitage
Brand E. Guigal
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Wine AdvocateThe 2012 Hermitage was bottled late last year and offers a very classic, slightly backward profile with notes of crushed rocks, black currants, graphite, chocolate and spice. It’s certainly enjoyable today, but this medium to full-bodied effort will be better in 4-5 years and drink well for a decade after that.

Jeb Dunnuck, December 30, 2016