2001 E. Guigal Ermitage Ex-Voto

Community Tasting Note


92 Points

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - Acker BYO (Domaine Wine Storage, Chicago IL): nose: There is real intensity and power on the nose right now. It is far from a bashful and shows larger tones of dark red fruits, some oak, dark red cherries, black pepper and various spice tones.

taste: Full bodied with some very chewy and gripping tannins along with medium+ acidity. There is balance behind it though, with real intensity at the same time, and tones of dark red fruits, black pepper, and dark red cherries.

overall: This is very young. I don't think it saw much air either and showed off some real raw power to it. It needs a good 5-8 to fully show itself, though I'm sure one could drink it now if they were so inclined.

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