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    Hermitage 1990
    La Chapelle, P. Jaboulet
    4lscl, different importers
    Bottle (4)


    "Still inky colored and ruby at the rim, it offers an absolutely profound bouquet of sweet cassis, smoked meats, chocolate, licorice and spice. This is followed by a full-bodied, insanely textured, pure and hedonistic palate that has that perfect mix of still-vibrant fruit and ample secondary nuances. I suspect the '61 was even richer at this stage, but the overall purity and freshness here are incredible. It will continue to evolve for decades, but I'd happily open bottles today." (100 pts. Jeb Dunnuck, Wine Advocate, Sept. 2015)

    "The modern day equivalent of the 1961, it deserves all the attention it has garnered. The color remains an opaque purple, with only a slight pink at the edge. Spectacular aromatics offer up aromas of incense, smoke, blackberry fruit, cassis, barbecue spice, coffee, and a touch of chocolate. As it sits in the glass, additional nuances of pepper and grilled steak emerge. There is extraordinary freshness for such a mammoth wine in addition to abundant tannin, an amazing 60-second finish, and a level of glycerin and thick, fleshy texture that have to be tasted to be believed." (100 pts. Robert Parker, Wine Advocate #129, June 2000)


    Estimate: $1,800 - $2,400.

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    June
    25th Friday 7:50 pm CT
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    25th Friday
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    9478 West Olympic Blvd., 1st Floor
    Beverly Hills, CA 90212

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