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    Hermitage 1978
    La Chapelle, P. Jaboulet
    3lscl, 1sdc
    Bottle (3)


    "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." (100 pts. Jeb Dunnuck, Wine Advocate Special Report, Sept. 2015)


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2017
    23rd-24th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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