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Year Wine Region Format Qty Score Price Wishlist
Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite 2019 (1x300cl)
HK$9,015.00
2019

Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite 2019 (1x300cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Marked by sensationally deep notes of crushed stone, cassis and blueberry, the 2019 Ermitage l'Ermite is a tremendous effort and a worthy rival to the wines produced in the past four vintages. Full-bodied, it's rich and restrained, expansive yet structured—just a complete wine from mouthwatering aromas to velvety mouthfeel and long, stony finish. While delicious now, I'd expect it to close up shortly, yet still be going strong two decades from now. Wow!
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
8-10 months

Rhone 1x300cl 1 100 (WA) Read Review/Description HK$9,015.00
Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite 2019 (1x600cl)
HK$18,090.00
2019

Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite 2019 (1x600cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Marked by sensationally deep notes of crushed stone, cassis and blueberry, the 2019 Ermitage l'Ermite is a tremendous effort and a worthy rival to the wines produced in the past four vintages. Full-bodied, it's rich and restrained, expansive yet structured—just a complete wine from mouthwatering aromas to velvety mouthfeel and long, stony finish. While delicious now, I'd expect it to close up shortly, yet still be going strong two decades from now. Wow!
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
8-10 months

Rhone 1x600cl 2 100 (WA) Read Review/Description HK$18,090.00
Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite 2019 (3x150cl)
HK$13,215.00
2019

Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite 2019 (3x150cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Marked by sensationally deep notes of crushed stone, cassis and blueberry, the 2019 Ermitage l'Ermite is a tremendous effort and a worthy rival to the wines produced in the past four vintages. Full-bodied, it's rich and restrained, expansive yet structured—just a complete wine from mouthwatering aromas to velvety mouthfeel and long, stony finish. While delicious now, I'd expect it to close up shortly, yet still be going strong two decades from now. Wow!
Estimated Arrival to United Kingdom:
8-10 months

Rhone 3x150cl 5 100 (WA) Read Review/Description HK$13,215.00
Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite 2019 (6x75cl)
HK$12,660.00
2019

Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite 2019 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Marked by sensationally deep notes of crushed stone, cassis and blueberry, the 2019 Ermitage l'Ermite is a tremendous effort and a worthy rival to the wines produced in the past four vintages. Full-bodied, it's rich and restrained, expansive yet structured—just a complete wine from mouthwatering aromas to velvety mouthfeel and long, stony finish. While delicious now, I'd expect it to close up shortly, yet still be going strong two decades from now. Wow!
Estimated Arrival to France:
+1 year

Rhone 6x75cl 6 100 (WA) Read Review/Description HK$12,660.00
Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite Blanc 2019 (6x75cl)
HK$18,295.00
2019

Chapoutier Ermitage L'Ermite Blanc 2019 (6x75cl)

Wine Advocate (100)

Since I reviewed the 2019 Ermitage l'Ermite Blanc last year (98+), I had some doubts about spending the time to re-review it. But one taste had me transfixed. Hints of crushed stone and subtle oak appear on the nose, backed by waves of honeyed pear and pineapple, plus enough invigorating citrus to provide a sense of freshness. Full-bodied and rich without being heavy, this has come into its own, being incredibly long, balanced and ethereal on the finish. Amazing stuff!
Estimated Arrival to France:
+1 year

Rhone 6x75cl 20 100 (WA) Read Review/Description HK$18,295.00
Paul Jaboulet Aine Hermitage La Chapelle 2019 (6x75cl)
HK$8,250.00
2019

Paul Jaboulet Aine Hermitage La Chapelle 2019 (6x75cl)

Matthew Jukes (20++)

Like La Maison Bleue, La Chapelle barely moved an inch over the five days that it sat open (and gradually oxidising) on my tasting bench. This is a monumental wine with the finest Syrah nose I have seen since the ethereal and intriguing beauty of the remarkable 2016 vintage and also the monolithic stance of the legendary 1990. However, this is not to say that this vintage can be directly compared to either year. There is a latent power about this wine that is as elusive as it is impressive. This solaire vintage has certainly given La Chapelle a sense of foreboding power and yet there is so much grace here, too. You could be sniffing a handful of granite and gravel, a bouquet of freshly picked herbs, a mortar of freshly ground pepper or a punnet of juicy black fruit and yet there is so much more to discover here. What I find so remarkable about this wine is that it does not show any trace of over-ripeness nor does it have any unwanted oiliness or excessive alcohol. In spite of its richness and depth, this is a pristinely refreshing wine with crunch and crackle of filigree tannin which enlivens every sip. In this regard, it is a far less obvious superstar than the preening 1990 and it is a more erudite and statuesque model than the esoteric 2016. In short, this is one of only a handful of vintages of La Chapelle to which I have awarded a perfect score and who is to say that this will not happen again before too long? The care and attention in this entire portfolio of wines are evident and the hard work and holistic approach are not only paying off in the vineyards but also in the glass, too, and this makes 2019 another phenomenally successful vintage for Jaboulet.
Estimated Arrival to Hong Kong SAR China:
~1 week

Rhone 6x75cl 5 20++ (MJ) Read Review/Description HK$8,250.00

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