Hermitage, La Chapelle 1961 Paul Jaboulet Aîné (3 BT)
Hermitage, La Chapelle 1961
Paul Jaboulet Aîné
Excellent levels and appearance, foil capsules with prooftag intact, 13% abv, no back label
The colour is barely touched by age. A great bouquet of smoky violets and smoked reindeer meat. The extraordinary richness on the palate is astonishing. Sheer, rich coffee. Unparalleled glycerol. Rich leather, black winegums and liquorice. A masterpiece of gigantic proportions. A later bottle had an incredible nose of damp forests and a deep, violet and iron taste. Gloriously sweet and ripe. Drunk recently with Pétrus '61 and Latour '61 and, for some, it was the winner! One can understand why. Serena Sutcliffe, MW
3 bts (owc)
AN INCREDIBLE COLLECTION OF THE GREATEST VINTAGES EVER MADE AT JABOULET, RELEASED DIRECTLY FROM THEIR CELLARS ESPECIALLY FOR THIS AUCTION, IN CELEBRATION OF THEIR 100TH ANNIVERSARY THIS YEAR. INCLUDES THE ICONIC VINTAGES OF THE 1940S, 50S, 60S AND 70S, ALONGSIDE MODERN GREATS IN A VARIETY OF RARE LARGE FORMATS.
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