Hermitage is the most prestigious designation of the Northern Rhone Valley, located on a hill overlooking the Rhone, covers 137 ha. The combination of a granite soil retaining the heat with an exposure of the vineyard to the south allows an excellent maturation of the grapes. Syrah being utilised for the red wines while Roussanne and Marsanne for the white wines, the best of which come from the highest vineyards with more clay-limestone soils. The yields are limited to 40 hl / ha and among the most famous climates we can find Les Bessards, Le Meal, Les Greffieux, Les Diognieres. The red wines are heady, opulent, very structured and their aging can go up to more than 30 years .The whites, not very acid, have notes of almond, nuts, white flowers, saffron and spices.