Moncharm | Paul Jaboulet Aine Hermitage La Chapelle 2010
Paul Jaboulet Aine Hermitage La Chapelle 2010 has a rich inky colour which stains the glass on swirling with a ruby hue. According to Moncharm, the bouquet is a concoction of exotic notes of fruit liqueur, potpourri, Indian spices and exploding cracked pepper. The palate is a delightful amalgamation of the lively blueberry, cherries and cola flavours with added hints of refreshing candied violet. This wine has a dramatic opening with a brilliant blend of intense flavours and finesse. The delightfully long finish is made special with the mineral notes and interludes of floral and spicekake.
A trendsetting grower and shipper of the Rhone region since 1834, Paul Jaboulet Aîné was founded by Antoine Jaboulet along with his twin sons. The company gets its name from the eldest son Paul, who raised the company to its present form. Presently, it is one of the most respected wineries in the Rhone region. The diligent tending of the vineyards, expert vinification and aging in oak barrels are the chief reasons behind the success of this winery.
At a first glance, this region appears too harsh for wine production due to the steep slopes and plateaus. However, evidence suggests that vines were first grown in 600 BC in this region and has persisted till today. The magnificent wine labels produced in this region is often counted among the best wines in France.