Eye : Deep dark ruby colour with mauve tints. Nose : Black fruits, leather, liquorice, coffee flavour and oriental spices. Palate : Powerful attack with richness and an important tannic structure. This wine expression fully the terroir trough its finesse and the strength of its tannins. Overall : Great ageing potential, structured and concentrated with a rare intensity of flavour and colour. Our comment Produced only in exceptional vintages, the Ermitage Ex-Voto is the expression of a sincere desire to own vines in the Hermitage appellation and to produce an exceptional wine which reflects the soul of this prestigious appellation of the Rhône Valley.