Hermitage La Chapelle Rouge – Part 1

Hermitage La Chapelle RougeIs there another 1961 equivalent in the offering? Cuisine & Wine Asia’s Contributing Wine Editor Curtis Marsh ponders the latest staggering auction result at Christie’s.

In conversation with an enthusiast at a recent wine dinner, the subject turned to the staggering price that a case of 1961 Paul Jaboulet La Chapelle (rouge) fetched in the latest Christie’s Fine and Rare Wine Auction in London, a whopping GBP123,750 (S$342,000) inclusive of taxes and premiums, setting a new European record for the amount paid for a single case of wine.

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For more information on Paul Jaboulet, visit www.jaboulet.com

This article was originally published in the Asia Wine Journal. All Rights Reserved.

 

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