2004 Paul Jaboulet Aine Hermitage La Chapelle
17 Ratings
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17 Ratings
2004 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

"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...

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"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...

Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    (From 2000 Vintage) Rating: (87-89) - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 140 on Apr-02
  • Robert Parker
    (From 1998 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by The Wine Advocate in Issue 133