Jaboulet   Hermitage la Chapelle

2013 Hermitage la Chapelle

By Jaboulet

2013 Hermitage la Chapelle from Jaboulet, Rhône

The 2013 vintage of Hermitage la Chapelle from Jaboulet is a testament to the resilience and strength characterising the vineyards along the heart-stoppingly steep terraces of Rhône. Rising above what was a challenging year marked by capricious weather and hail storms, this captivating wine resonates harmoniously with discerning investors who clearly perceive value beyond the tribulations of a single season.

 

Resilience refined into a ruby inspiration

Delving into the unique characteristics of this vintage, the 2013 Hermitage la Chapelle from Jaboulet reveals the mercurial nature of seasons and how they impart their indelible signature on the artful process of winemaking. Despite the climatic adversities which included late flowering followed by a fractious summer, this vintage stands as a beacon of possibility, its tantalising allure enmeshed in its layered complexity.

The Syrah grapes at the core of this wine exhibit an intriguing interplay between structural integrity and optimally moderated acidity levels, owing much to the zealous precision of Jaboulet's vineyard management and vinification practices during this trying year.

 

A challenging season, an exceptional outcome

Like a skilled maestro wielding control over nature's impromptu orchestra, Hermitage la Chapelle from Jaboulet marries earthy undercurrents with an esteemed mélange of flavours. The red and dark fruit spectrum is punctuated with distinct notes of wild herbs and delicate spice undertones.

The 2013 vintage particularly appeals to patient investors seeking longer-term appreciation. Its potential for ageing and evolution in the bottle exhibits a robust commitment to future maturity that can elevate the cellar of any prudent collector.

In summary, within the restrained elegance and beautifully concentrated core of the 2013 Hermitage la Chapelle from Jaboulet lies a story of resilience, well-worth its position in an astute wine investor's portfolio. Its appeal as both an investment proposition and a vinous experience make it one of the finest expressions from Rhône in recent memory.

Market price (SGD)

$2,160.00

12x75cl

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