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July 18-28
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 7/28/2019
"As I wrote last year, the 2009 Hermitage La Chapelle is easily the greatest, most profound La Chapelle since the 1990. Most of this cuvee comes from Le Meal and Les Bessards vineyards, with a touch of Les Roucoules fruit in the blend. It is an opaque purple-colored wine with enormous concentration in addition to an extraordinary bouquet of graphite, creme de cassis, blackberries, licorice, beef blood and a touch of smoked game. Boasting phenomenal intensity, a full-bodied mouthfeel and 50 years of longevity, the only thing that could possibly hold it back is that most consumers should plan on laying it away for 8-10 years...97+" WA 12/11 "Opaque purple. Complex, highly fragrant aromas of candied dark fruits, cola, incense and violet, with bright mineral and spice nuances adding lift and energy. Stains the palate with deep blackberry and boysenberry flavors that expand and gain sweetness with aeration. Refuses to let up on the finish, which leaves peppery spice and floral pastille notes behind...95" IWC 3/12 "This is packed and well-rendered, with notes of fig, boysenberry confiture and ganache at the core and powerful structure pushing from behind. Shows plenty of roasted tobacco and vanilla bean on the slightly stolid finish, but there's a density and brooding length here that sets it apart from the pack...95" WS Insider Vo.8 No.17 04/12
3 Bottles | 750ml
Hermitage La Chapelle Jaboulet 2009
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Current Bidding (Reserve Has Been Met)
Minimum Bid: $280
Final prices include buyers premium: $494
Estimate: $400 - $600
Auction closed on Sunday, July 28, 2019.
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