More comments on Jaboulet
23 May 2005 by JR
Alex Hunt, London: Very interested to read  in Jaboulet and Trimbach trounced by the likes of Jacobs Creek that washed-out, over-evolved Jaboulet is not a problem restricted to the Institute of Masters of Wine 1999 tasting, where I found the wines to be just as you say - shocking. Who would have thought during the '70s and '80s that one day, young La Chapelle from a great vintage would look and smell like indifferent 30 year-old burgundy. Very sad. The enormous treat of 1983 and 1985 La Chapelle for dinner side by side over the weekend only highlighted how far things have slipped. me: Glad to hear that the 1983 La Chapelle has...

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