Jaboulet Hermitage La Chapelle 2010
Hermitage La Chapelle is the crown jewel of Paul Jaboulet Aine and a legend of this famous appellation. Since the legendary 1961 vintage, which was classed as one of the Twelve mythical wines of the 20th century, Hermitage "la Chapelle" has become one of the world's most sought-after wines. La Chapelle displays intense ruby red color, limpid and bright. Highly complex, distinguished nose, revealing the Syrah's great finesse. Black fruits, sweet spices and, ultimately, finely woody. Full and generous, silky tannins and a very long finish.
Paul Jaboulet Aine has been a trend-setting grower and shipper in the Rhône since 1834. The Jaboulet company was founded by Antoine Jaboulet, and his twin sons, Paul and Henri continued to expand the family business. The elder son ("aine" in French), Paul, established the company in its present form and gave it his own name. Since then, the company has been run by successive generations of sons from that side of the Jaboulet family. The House of Paul Jaboulet Aine is one of the Rhone’s most recognizable wineries. The reputation of Jaboulet wines rests on the quality of the well-situated and well-tended vineyards, on low yields, careful vinification, and diligent aging in oak casks.