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Jaboulet La Chapelle 1990 750mL (Slightly Scuffed Label)

Jaboulet La Chapelle 1990 750mL (Slightly Scuffed Label)

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Rating: RP100

Producer: Jaboulet

Quantity In Stock: 2

Tasting Notes

1990 Jaboulet - Wine Advocate # 129 June 2000: The 1990 La Chapelle is the sexy and opulent. I had the 1990 at the Jaboulet tasting, and again out of a double magnum three months ago. On both occasions it was spectacular, clearly meriting a three-digit score. The modern day equivalent of the 1961, it deserves all the attention it has garnered. The color remains an opaque purple, with only a slight pink at the edge. Spectacular aromatics offer up aromas of incense, smoke, blackberry fruit, cassis, barbecue spice, coffee, and a touch of chocolate. As it sits in the glass, additional nuances of pepper and grilled steak emerge. There is extraordinary freshness for such a mammoth wine in addition to abundant tannin, an amazing 60-second finish, and a level of glycerin and thick, fleshy texture that have to be tasted to be believed.
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