Casa Lapostolle Chardonnay 1997

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Clos Apalta is the ultimate expression of Casa Lapostolle's dedication to quality made from the best grapes from our ...

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Bright, saturated ruby to the rim. Penetrating aromas of crystallized black cherry, blackberry, cassis, bitter chocolate, licorice, menthol and spi... Read more

Great ripeness and concentration give this powerful Chilean red depth and persistence. It offers explosive cassis and blackberry flavors, with ripe... Read more

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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
05/17/2010

Bright, saturated ruby to the rim. Penetrating aromas of crystallized black cherry, blackberry, cassis, bitter chocolate, licorice, menthol and spices; faintly port-like but vibrant. Lush but not at all thick or heavy; perfectly integrated acidity re... Stephen Tanzer. A Proprietary Blend wine from in Chile. 1997 Casa Lapostolle Clos Apalta 750ml


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Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
01/16/2009

Great ripeness and concentration give this powerful Chilean red depth and persistence. It offers explosive cassis and blackberry flavors, with ripe, muscular tannins and plenty of toasty oak grace notes. It has some jagged edges now, but should bloom... Wine Spectator. A Merlot wine from Rapel Valley in Chile. 1997 Casa Lapostolle Merlot Cuvee Alexandre 750ml


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Winemaker's Notes:

Clos Apalta is the ultimate expression of Casa Lapostolle's dedication to quality made from the best grapes from our Apalta vineyard. This wine, not produced every year, is a belnd of Merlot, Carmenere, and Cabernet Sauvignon from 60-100 year old pre-phylloxera vines.

Clos Apalta is the ultimate expression of Casa Lapostolle's dedication to quality made from the best grapes from our Apalta vineyard. This wine, not produced every year, is a belnd of Merlot, Carmenere, and Cabernet Sauvignon from 60-100 year old pre-phylloxera vines.

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