Hermitage 1989 La Chapelle, P. Jaboulet
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La Chapelle, P. Jaboulet
"This fabulous, blockbuster has been totally unevolved since bottling, but at the Jaboulet tasting, it was beginning to reveal some of its formidable potential. A saturated opaque purple color is followed by aromas of cassis, minerals, and hot bricks/wood fire. Super-ripe and full-bodied, with a massive mid-section, teeth-staining extract, and mouth-searing tannin, it is a monster-sized La Chapelle." (96 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #129, June 2000)
Estimate: $220 - $300.
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