Hermitage is one of the most sought-after wines in France. An area of the northern Rhone covering only 300 acres, it is a single hill overlooking the town of Tain l’Hermitage along the Rhone river. The Martinelles vineyards are on the coveted southern slope, and the wine is truly superb. Deep with dark red, brambly fruit as well as savory notes of meat, tobacco, and leather; this wine is big yet maintains a flavorful brightness on the palate that is exceptional. Enjoy it with game birds, aged cheeses, and your holiday meal.
REGION: Hermitage, Northern Rhone, France