Food matches for Hermitage (aged) from France:
Shown in alphabetical order
At a glance:
Along with its northern Rhône neighbour Côte-Rôtie, the Hermitage hill still produces the world's highest quality examples of Syrah/Shiraz. Its steep, south facing, granite slope assists ripening and the old average age of the vines aids concentration.
Food pairing guide:
Specific matches shown on the right
Rich beef dishes, game and hard cheese.
Room temperature. 17ºC/63ºF