Hermitage, La Chapelle 1990 Paul Jaboulet Aîné (10 BT)
Hermitage, La Chapelle 1990
Paul Jaboulet Aîné
u. 3x3cm, 2x3.5cm, 1 label slightly soiled, rest very slightly soiled
At 24 years old, wonderful black fruit and inkiness on the nose. Classic Syrah. Blackberries, ripe tannins and perfect balance. Lovely and violetty all through, with excellent harmony between power and finesse. Serena Sutcliffe, MW
10 bts (cn)
The Faiveley and the 1970s Petrus was bought by the vendor from Christies in the 1980s, as was the pre-1978 Domaine de la Romanée Conti. The remaining DRC lots in this section were purchased from Domaine Leroy via a middleman. All the other Burgundy lots were bought in Switzerland from the official importer. This part of the collection has been kept in naturally cool purpose-built underground cellars.
These Domaine de la Romanée Conti bottles were bought at auction from the State Monopoly. The Petrus 1982 was purchased from a highly reputable Bordeaux négociant. The Le Pin and the 2005 vintage red Bordeaux was bought en primeur from a Bordeaux wine merchant, while the Drouhin, Biondi-Santi and Jaboulet lots came direct from the producers. All have benefitted from long-term professional storage.
LYING IN OCTAVIAN, WILTSHIRE
Offered In Bond, available Duty Paid
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