La Chapelle Hermitage 1.5L

France, Rhone Valley

97/100JS
95/100RP
CA$606.75

2011

The Icon of Paul Jaboulet Ainé, famed La Chapelle – depth, concentration and Hermitage at its best. The 2011 is a sleeper which will age gracefully.
La Chapelle Hermitage 1.5L is available for purchase in increments of 1
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Regulated designation: 0

Length of aging: 0

Bottle Size: 1500ml

Closure type: Cork

Varietal: Syrah

Style: Dry

Body: Full-Bodied Red Wine

Region: France, Rhone Valley

Colour: Red

Vintage: 2011

Rating: 95+

97 JS

James Suckling

A gorgeous intensity of plum, spice and grilled meat on the nose. Cloves and hints of dried spices. This is a big, structured La Chappelle. Full and powerful with chewy tannins and a long, long finish. A bit austere and muscular but gorgeous. Tar, spice, dried meat and asphalt. Needs to be aged for at least another five or six years. This is another 1991 in the making. Score - 97.

95 RP

Robert Parker's Wine Advocate

The 2011 Hermitage la Chapelle continues to shine (I wrote 'love it' in the notes) and shows the sunnier, perfumed style of the vintage. Black raspberry, crushed rocks, olive and licorice all emerge from this full-bodied, open, sweetly fruited Hermitage. It has plenty of sweet tannin and will last for 20+ years.

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