Jaboulet   Hermitage la Chapelle

2016 Hermitage la Chapelle

By Jaboulet

2016 Hermitage la Chapelle from Jaboulet, Rhone

Assessing the 2016 Hermitage la Chapelle from Jaboulet confirms why this wine remains one of Rhone's prominent ambassador in the complex realm of fine winemaking. The unique conditions of 2016 fostered the creation of a vintage that can only be described as compellingly captivating.

 

The allure resides in the details

Rhone carries an unrivalled reputation for its Syrah which continually entices savvy wine investors across the globe. For Jaboulet's Hermitage La Chapelle, the region delivers exemplary wines that strike a remarkable balance between power and elegance.

In 2016, climatic conditions conspired to bring out the finest qualities in the Hermitage La Chapelle. The region's modulating temperatures and evenly spread precipitation ensured the grapes reached optimal ripeness.

 

The 2016 vintage: A showcase of delicacy and depth

The resulting wine is a symphony of blackcurrants, crushed violets and smoky minerals. Underlying notes of pencil lead and tar give evidence to the deep roots this Syrah vine digs into Rhone's hillside granitic soils.

Approaching maturity yet possessing a firm promise for longevity, it's little wonder why discerning collectors are staking their investments on the 2016 vintage. Yet beneath its impressive structure, this wine reveals layers of nuanced flavours that will evolve beautifully over time. This poise between immediate gratification and future potentials makes this release an investment worth considering by fine wine adepts.

 

From heritage to goblet: A compelling investment narrative

The 2016 rendition honours Jaboulet’s longstanding tradition while echoing the uniqueness of Rhone's generosity. An investment in the 2016 Hermitage La Chapelle from Jaboulet is hence more than just a smart portfolio addition, it is an opportunity to partake in the eternal beauty created by masterful harmonisation of grape with land, weather, and time.

Like a precisely conducted orchestra playing a timeless symphony, the 2016 Hermitage la Chapelle from Jaboulet enthralls today and promises even more tantalizing performances as it ages gracefully in your cellar.

Market price (SGD)

$1,840.00

12x75cl

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