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Date Printed: 10/22/2014
Roederer Estate L'Ermitage 2005
Roederer Estate L'Ermitage 2005
(search item no. 132024)
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PRICE ON 10/22/2014: $44.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 97 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2004 Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points
2003 Wine Enthusiast rating: 96 points
2003 Wine & Spirits rating: 94 points
2003 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
2002 Wine & Spirits rating: 93 points
2002 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2002 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2002 International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
2000 Wine Enthusiast rating: 94 points
1999 Wine Enthusiast rating: 94 points
1998 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
1998 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
1998 Wine & Spirits rating: 90 points
1997 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
1996 Wine Enthusiast rating: 93 points
1994 Wine Spectator rating: 93 points
1994 Wine Enthusiast rating: 88 points

Winemaker's Notes:

L'Ermitage, Roederer Estate's special Tête de Cuvée, is a sparkling wine made only in exceptional years from pre-selected, estate-grown grapes. Carrying on the tradition of Champagne Louis Roederer in France, Roederer Estate produces its sparkling wines in the traditional French methode and adds special oak-aged reserve wines to each blend. L'Ermitage debuted with the 1989 vintage.

Blend: 52% Chardonnay, 48% Pinot Noir - 4% aged reserve wine.

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About Roederer Estate:

The crisp, fresh and rich flavors of Roederer Estate sparkling wines reflect the cool, fog-shrouded Anderson Valley that is home to their family-owned estate's 600 acres of vineyards. This protected valley in Northern California provides the ideal ripening conditions for their 100% estate-grown Pinot Noir and Chardonnay grapes. Founded in 1982, Roederer Estate adds oak-aged reserve wines to all their blends to create complex, dry and harmonious sparkling wines.