2004 Jaboulet Hermitage La Chapelle
"Ruby-red. Intense spice and floral notes lift the deep cassis, dark cherry and cured tobacco aromas. Wild, gamey and sweet, with deep flavors of blackberry and blackcurrant fruit, bitter licorice root and espresso framed by strong tannins. A solidly built if rather brooding La Chapelle that will require plenty of patience. Give this a decade in the cellar, at least" Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar 92 Points "Shows prominent herb and tobacco notes, but has the density of fruit for bal...
International Wine Cellar
Vintage ChartRating for France-Rhône-Hermitage: 85 (slightly worse than average year)<br/><br/>Drinkability: quite possibly over the hill<br/>