1978 Paul Jaboulet Aine Hermitage La Chapelle
17 Ratings
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17 Ratings
1978 Paul Jaboulet Aine Hermitage La Chapelle

Wine Description

(From 2011 Vintage) Offering up layers of black raspberry, powdered rock, chocolate, roasted meats and graphite, it flows onto the palate with full-bodied richness, solid mid-palate depth and masses of fine tannin that are sweet and polished.

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2005 Vintage) "Dark ruby, almost opaque. Assertively fragrant nose combines pungent violet- and lavender-accented cassis, blueberry, cherry pit and graphite. Spicy dark fruit and mineral flavors shows an impressive...

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Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2000 Vintage) Rating: (87-89) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 140 on Apr-02
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2000 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 12/15/02
  • Robert Parker
    (From 1998 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 133
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 1998 Vintage) Rating: 96/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2010 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 07/17/2013