“Mostly sourced from les Murets, the 2020 Hermitage La Maison Bleue is a solid effort, with appealing notes of blackberries, raspberries and espresso on the nose. It’s full-bodied and rich, yet streamlined and focused, with savory tones of black olives appearing on the softly dusty finish. It should drink well young, yet age well for more than a decade.” 92-94 pts, Joe Czerwinski, www.robertparker.com, (Drink 2023-2035)
2020 Paul Jaboulet Aine, Hermitage, La Maison Bleue 6x75cl
£215 / Case£35.83 / BottleDuty Status: In BondAvailability: En Primeur
A classy, fresh and aromatic display, this is harmonious already. Medium-bodied, with more measured fruit and freshness on the palate, fine tannins and plenty of them. The oak is well-integrated. It is slightly warming on the palate, but is otherwise well-balanced. Long finish. [01/10/2021]
Anticipated maturity: 2025-2031
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