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Casa Lapostolle Sauvignon Blanc Rapel Valley 2016

Member Review by vin0vin0:

Not a bad sauvignon blanc from Chile. More citrus than grapefruit, some minerality, slightly spicy with a decent finish.

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Lapostolle was founded by the legendary family behind Grand Marnier. Alexandra Marnier-Lapostolle brought French winemaking practices to Chile, where she was a pioneer in leading the development of fine quality wines. The winery uses organic and biodynamic practices, and the wines are consistently rated 90+ points. Most recently, Wine Enthusiast named Lapostolle “New World Winery of the Year” in 2008.

Member Reviews for Casa Lapostolle Sauvignon Blanc Rapel Valley

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Snooth User: vin0vin0
2.50 5
Vintage: 2011 09/24/2012

Not a bad sauvignon blanc from Chile. More citrus than grapefruit, some minerality, slightly spicy with a decent finish.

Snooth User: BeautifulCalamity
3.00 5
Vintage: 2010 07/08/2011

Dry with citrus flavors.

Snooth User: bonniehowe
5.00 5
Vintage: 2010 06/23/2011

Crisp and clean, good value, my go to summer wine.

Snooth User: VegasOenophile
2.00 5
Vintage: 2009 03/14/2010

Pale color. Inviting bouquet on the nose. Hints of apple, peach, apricot, melon herbs and minerals, but a tad sour. Highly acidic. Light body. Just fair for me. - Schreiner's Winers "Springtime Sauvignon Blanc" Tasting 3/12/10

Snooth User: ONUMello
2.50 5
Vintage: 2009 03/13/2010

Notes of kiwi and lime on the nose and palate (had just a taste at the tasting)

Snooth User: Fayçal Beydoun
3.00 5
Vintage: 2009 01/23/2014

Good young cab

Snooth User: sparrowgirl
4.50 5
Vintage: 2009 11/05/2011

Four and a half glasses

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External Reviews for Casa Lapostolle Sauvignon Blanc Rapel Valley

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Vintage: 2013 02/22/2010

The Sauvignon Blanc is bright and attractive light yellow with hints of straw and green. An expressive nose of fresh citrus fruit on entry, followed by sweet hints of white flowers and delicate notes of lychee and fig. In the mouth its young and pleasant, with fresh acidity followed by a delicate sweetness and abundant citrus aromas that persist in the palate. Light and elegant.

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Source: Flaschenpost Weinservice GmbH
Vintage: 2012 11/12/2013

Helles Gelb mit hellgrünen Reflexen. Reichhaltiges Bouquet mit Aromen von Zitrusfrüchten, weissen Früchten sowie Nektarinen mit Noten von Lychee. Ein Wein mit erfrischendem und vollem Geschmack und feiner Mineralität.

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Vintage: 2011 10/11/2012

Lapostolle is the property of the French family Marnier Lapostolle and was founded in 1994 by Alexandra Marnier Lapostolle along with her husband Cyril de Bournet. Today Lapostolle owns 380 hectares of vineyards.

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Vintage: 2010 09/23/2011

"Casa Lapostolle Sauvignon blanc 2010 is of delicate light yellow color with lime green hints.It is expressive and has fresh nose with sweet citrus fruit

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Vintage: 2009 07/06/2011

Pre-Wedding Wine for Kate Middleton - A delicious and refreshing wine, very characteristic of the sauvignon blanc grapes with a touch of semillion from old plantations that succeeded in adding the final touch of complexity and body, which gave birth to a fresh, complex and well balanced sauvignon blanc.

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Vintage: 2009 01/03/2012

Solid, with lemon peel, straw, peach and grapefruit flavors, and nice richness on the finish, supported by the grapersquo;s typically crisp acidity. Drink now.

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Vintage: 2009 05/18/2011

Plump and forward, with tasty grapefruit and lemon verbena notes that stay fresh on the finish. Drink now.

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