Jaboulet   Hermitage la Chapelle

2006 Hermitage la Chapelle

By Jaboulet

2006 Hermitage la Chapelle from Jaboulet, Rhone

A fascinating and profound jewel of the 2006 vintage, the Hermitage la Chapelle from Jaboulet bewitches with its intricate tapestry of flavours and an opulence that is delicately balanced by classic Rhone vivacity.

 

A vintage of distinction, a long-term investment

The 2006 season in the Rhone region was defined by an eclectic mix of weather conditions. Cool spells interspersed with heatwaves resulted in a late harvest, allowing the Syrah grapes an extended period on the vine. The outcome is a wine that stands as a testament to the resilience of the vines and the tenacity of its producer, Jaboulet.

This vintage of Hermitage la Chapelle embodies the mystical convergence of optimal ripening and meticulous vinification amidst challenging climatic conditions. The deft touch of winemaking wizardry that guided it to fruition makes it an impressive addition to any investor's cellar.

 

Savouring the unique, appreciating the complexity

Every sip of the 2006 Hermitage la Chapelle reveals an intricate choreography of deep blackberry, sun-dried cherries, backed by a nuanced infusion of spices, white pepper, and underlying minerality. Meticulous ageing has bestowed upon it an inviting maturity while preserving a surprising vibrancy - a noteworthy hallmark of the 2006 vintage in Rhone.

Its tannin structure, at once potent yet refined, secures this vintage as one that will continue to evolve with impressive longevity, rewarding patient connoisseurs. Its potential for growth can be matched by few other wines from its year.

 

The promise of rare brilliance

Investing in the 2006 Hermitage la Chapelle from Jaboulet is investing in a wine that encapsulates the very essence of what makes Rhone wines so compelling. To hold this treasure in your portfolio is to commemorate a year that defied expectations and yielded a wine of exquisite individuality and enticing prospective maturity. This Jaboulet masterpiece sings not just of its storied past, but also whispers promisingly of great returns in the future.

Current market price

$1,520.00

12x75cl

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