Casa Lapostolle 'Alexander' Chardonnay 2009

Avg Price: $80.99
PVA Winner
PVA Winner
3.62 5 0.5
Add
111 reviews
+My Wines

My Wines

Save in My Wines

Add to Wishlist

My Cellar

List It
Edit

Winemaker's Notes:

Wine Tasting Notes Clean and bright yellow with lime hints. Expressive and clean notes of the Casablanca Origin. Arom...

Read more...
  • WS: 96

    Wine Spectator Score

    96

    Close
  • WE: 89

    Wine Enthusiast Score

    89

    Close
  • ST: 88

    Stephen Tanzer Score

    88

    Close
  • + Wine critic

    Submit a Critic Score

    Score:

    Name of Critic:

    Close
Lueken's Liquors
Dunedin, FL (2,600 mi)
USD 8.99
750ml
Buy Now
Prestige Wine & Spirits
Orchard Park, NY (2,200 mi)
USD 11.99
750ml
Buy Now
See 86 more prices »

Dark purple color, right up to the rim. Blackberry, plum, white pepper, and vanilla on the nose. Similar notes on the palate with plum, licorice, s... Read more

bold creamy rasberry fruit, awesome complexity of flavors, loaded with berry fruits Read more

layers of raspberry and blackberry fruit, some bosenberry too, red spices with cinnamon touches, really nice! Read more

Set your rating:
Save

Examples: Value Wine, Would Recommend, For the Cellar, Etc...

All Prices

Shipping to:

User Reviews for Casa Lapostolle 'Alexander' Chardonnay

Add your review
Snooth User: Matthijs Visser
10684259,767
4.00 5
04/21/2012

Dark purple color, right up to the rim. Blackberry, plum, white pepper, and vanilla on the nose. Similar notes on the palate with plum, licorice, smoke, and cracked pepper flavors. Soft tannins and medium acidity. Medium body but medium+ intensity. High, but well integrated alcohol (15%).


Snooth User: Nicki Gig
1783064,201
3.50 5
06/15/2011

bold creamy rasberry fruit, awesome complexity of flavors, loaded with berry fruits


Snooth User: Nicki Gig
1783064,201
3.50 5
06/15/2011

layers of raspberry and blackberry fruit, some bosenberry too, red spices with cinnamon touches, really nice!


Snooth User: rar8888
1580261,280
3.50 5
09/11/2012

This is a really solid bottle for $15. Lots of cherry, blackberry notes, and spice. Good balance and a creamy mouth feel. I am excited to find a bottle this good at this price point.


Snooth User: VegasOenophile
20275912,199
4.50 5
02/02/2013

Lovely dusty nose of dark berry fruit with hints of nutmeg, wet stone, tar and black pepper. Big minerality among the cassis, currant and black/blueberry fruit. On the palate it's richly textured, full bodied and lush. Marked minerality on the palate with roasty notes and dark berry fruit. Tight acid and tannin yet so this should get better with another couple of years in the bottle. Great structure and this would do well with food. Sweeter berry notes on the lengthy but dry finish. 91 pts.


Snooth User: connie7899
43922801
1.50 5
03/24/2013

No staying power in fridge. Over oaked.


Snooth User: nventure
283212621
3.00 5
03/25/2011

3.25


1 2

External Reviews for Casa Lapostolle 'Alexander' Chardonnay

External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
06/19/2013

Carmenere is an old Bordeaux variety that traveled to Chile two centuries ago, but it was not until the last 10 years that it finally stepped out into the spotlight. Intense, complex and full of aromas. White pepper and red fruit at the start, then prunes and black cherries with some hints of sweet spices. Juicy tannins with soft structure and balance. Fresh fruit flavors on the finish. The ideal companion for pasta, pork and grilled red meat.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

Displays herb-tinged dark fruit aromas as well as flavors. Medium-bodied, it coats the palate with its blackberry dominated personality then tightens to a slightly rustic finish. Drink it over the next 3 years.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

Lively and fresh, with crushed raspberry and blueberry flavors, and a muscular, smoky finish.


External Review
12/16/2012

COLOR: Intense inked dark red with purple hints NOSE: Exuberant and complex, with red and black fruit such as plums, black cherries combined with currant, berries, dry figs with black cocoa and a violet touch. Sweet spices like clover and vanilla give an elegant touch towards the finish. MOUTH: Well balanced, an elegant wine which has a bright attack followed by round, velvety and polished tannins filling the mid palate and a rich long lasting finish.


External Review
11/30/2012

Intense purple color. Expressive nose full of fresh red fruit along with tobacco, cedar and tea leaf towards the finish. Fresh attack on the palate and a medium body. Finishing with very juicy tannins. The ideal companion for pastas, pork and grilled


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

Lapostolle's basic Cab scores big in the fine '01 vintage. It features a deep nose of tire rubber, blackberry and rusticity. The palate is high-octane and deep, with plenty of ripe, tannic black fruit. And the finish is round and lengthy. It should age well for a couple of years.


External Review
Source: Prestige Wine & Spirits
05/19/2011

Full and a bit rough at first, with some heat on the nose. Swirling settles it down, and what comes up are brawny cherry, cassis and chocolate flavors. Very sturdy and tannic, with energy. Significantly less lush and tasty than the benchmark 2003.


1 2 3 4 5  ...  14

Ratings & Tags for Casa Lapostolle 'Alexander' Chardonnay

142448 Snooth User: drsint
rated this wine
4.00 5
06/14/2012

142448 Snooth User: drsint
rated this wine
4.00 5
06/14/2012

rated this wine
3.00 5
02/09/2013

305055 Snooth User: arnied
rated this wine
4.00 5
03/04/2013

rated this wine
3.50 5
08/17/2013

763985 Snooth User: TZA
rated this wine
3.00 5
03/01/2011

Winemaker's Notes:

Wine Tasting Notes Clean and bright yellow with lime hints. Expressive and clean notes of the Casablanca Origin. Aromas of tropical fruit: papaya, mango, licci and also apricots. Notes of citrus like mandarin and lime. Very pleasant, fresh acidity in an appealing balance with subtle sweet spices of the oak finishing towards a long and lasting round palate.

Wine Tasting Notes Clean and bright yellow with lime hints. Expressive and clean notes of the Casablanca Origin. Aromas of tropical fruit: papaya, mango, licci and also apricots. Notes of citrus like mandarin and lime. Very pleasant, fresh acidity in an appealing balance with subtle sweet spices of the oak finishing towards a long and lasting round palate.

Photos

+ Add Image

1 2 3 4 5  ...  29

Dietary Information: Organic


Best Wine Deals

See More Deals »

Chardonnay Top Lists








Snooth Media Network