Lapostolle Cuvée Alexandre Merlot 2011
Color: Intense dark purple ruby color. Nose: Elegant, complex and bold, full of spices, herbs, black and fresh red fruit that enhances its complexity. Palate: Very good volume with elegant and juicy tannins with a long and pleasant finish. Service and Food Pairing: Ready to drink now or cellar for several years. Decant and serve at 16°C to 18°C (58 to 64°F). Ideal companion for meats and elaborate dishes.
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.