Lots 1-115: Celebrating Jaboulet’s 100th anniversary, an outstanding release of iconic vintages direct from their cellars.
December 17, 05:34 PM GMT
850 - 1,200 GBP
Hermitage, La Chapelle 1985
Paul Jaboulet Aîné
Excellent levels and appearance, foil capsule with prooftag intact, 13.5% abv
Very good crimson colour, just maturing and shading off at the rim. Wonderfully rich "Burgundian" bouquet of wet earth and vegetation. Very liquorice and "rubber" taste - rich and "vegetal", in the good sense! Mocha notes. Very curranty at the end. Coffee tannins. I love drinking this now. Serena Sutcliffe, MW
6 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.
LYING IN OCTAVIAN, WILTSHIRE Offered In Bond, available Duty Paid
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