Paul Jaboulet Aine HERMITAGE LA CHAPELLE 1998
|Brand||Paul Jaboulet Aine|
International Wine CellarRed-ruby. Expressive nose combines currant, roast coffee, chicory, underbrush and smoke. Sauve yet penetrating in the mouth, with complex flavors of redcurrant, iron, minerals, smoke and tabacco. Finishes with dusty tannins and excellent length, though there's still some acidity to be absorbed. This is showing well now, though its slightly more advanced aromatics suggest it will not be as long-lived as the '99.