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    Sale 12233

    Fine and Rare Wines from The Avery Family Cellar

    20 October 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 613

    Hermitage La Chapelle 1990

    3 bottles per lot

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    Hermitage La Chapelle 1990
    Rhône, Paul Jaboulet Aîné
    Very slightly damaged labels. Levels: 2cms below base of corks or better
    Tasting note: Several notes. In 1996: opaque, intense; muffled, figgy, touch of malt; sweet, full, hefty – high marks for power. Next, at a Syrah tasting in Singapore (1998): more homogenous bouquet, very distinctive flavour, touch of raw tannin. Shortly, after: magnificent, complete, sweet, full (alcohol 13.9%) delicious, at the Jaboulet seminar in Florida. Most recently: still impressively deep, delicious flavour and crisp fruit. Last noted at Christie’s millennium pre-sale tasting, New York, May 1999 ***** M.B.


    3 bottles per lot


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