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1978 Hermitage La Chapelle

Paul Jaboulet Aine

100Average Score
flagRhone / France
Red

As heavenly and profound as it gets, the still youthful-colored 1978 Hermitage la Chapelle exhibits an insane bouquet of sweet cassis, truffle, smoked meats and licorice. Full-bodied, multidimensional, decadent and massive on the palate, with a stacked mid-palate and still present, sweet tannin, it tastes like a mix of the more fruit-loaded '90 and the more evolved, smoky and soy-laced '61. You could easily run out of adjectives describing this beauty, but it's a perfect wine any way you look at it. I see no reason to hold off, and it's drinking perfectly for my palate today, but it certainly won't fall off a cliff anytime soon. eRobertParker.com.September, 2015

Jeb Dunnuck    Score: 100/100

Mags-0 Immediate | 1 Marketplace£3,396.00
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