Lapostolle Cuvee Alexandre Pinot Noir 2009

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Der Geist von Frankreich im Boden von Chile! So jedenfalls drückt es der Name BOROBO aus, was für BOurgogne-RHOne-BOr...

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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

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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


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External Reviews for Lapostolle Cuvee Alexandre Pinot Noir

External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
09/27/2011

This is ripe and moderately toasty white, exhibiting flavors of creamy fig, pear and brioche, followed by a lush finish that shows a lingering note of hazelnut. Drink now.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
09/27/2011

Light gold. Exotic aromas of smoked meat, poached pear, yellow plum and oak spices. Weighty but precise on the palate, offering lively citrus and pit fruit flavors and a jolt of candied licorice. The oak spice repeats on the finish, which is broad and gently sweet.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
09/27/2011

Very stylish, with nice underlying richness as the suave toast melds into the pear tartine, Jonagold apple and floral notes. The long, creamy finish has nice lingering minerality. Drink now through 2010.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
09/27/2011

Nicely focused, with a racy core of fig, hazelnut and pear notes that stays pure and elegant as the toasty edge remains in the background. The finish is long and juicy. Very stylish. Drink now through 2008.


External Review
Source: Premium Wine & Spirits
09/27/2011

Pale gold. Impressively complex bouquet evokes smoky pear, peach, iodine and truffle; smells like a wine from Chassagne-Montrachet. Juicy pit fruit flavors are firmed by dusty minerals, picking up slight warmth on the close. A rich, palate-staining and very persistent chardonnay, but the element of heat is bothersome.


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
10/24/2011

This is a ripe and moderately toasty white, exhibiting flavors of creamy fig, pear and brioche, followed by a lush finish that shows a lingering note of hazelnut. Drink now. 10,638 cases made. -JM


External Review
Source: We Speak Wine
08/22/2013

This is a ripe and moderately toasty white, exhibiting flavors of creamy fig, pear and brioche, followed by a lush finish that shows a lingering note of hazelnut. Drink now. 10,638 cases made. -JM ** SOLD OUT **


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Ratings & Tags for Lapostolle Cuvee Alexandre Pinot Noir

142448 Snooth User: drsint
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06/14/2012

142448 Snooth User: drsint
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305055 Snooth User: arnied
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763985 Snooth User: TZA
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03/01/2011

Winemaker's Notes:

Der Geist von Frankreich im Boden von Chile! So jedenfalls drückt es der Name BOROBO aus, was für BOurgogne-RHOne-BOrdeaux steht. Tiefes Rubinrot mit purpurroten Reflexen. In der Nase ist er elegant, reichhaltig und komplex. Die Aromen erinnern stark an die einzigartigen, grossen Weine aus Frankreich. Eine seltene Balance, wo ein einzigartiger Mix von roten Früchten aus St-Emilion, Veilchennoten erinnernd an Weine aus Pomerol und Rhône, mit Aromen von Cassis und schwarzen Früchten aus dem Burgund in perfekter Harmonie miteinander spielen. Der Hintergrund ist robust mit komplexen Holznoten, Vanille und süsslicher Würze mit weisser Schokolade. Der Gaumen ist weich und rund durch feingeschliffene Tannine, die Frische verleiht ihm Eleganz, gefolgt von einem langen Finish.

Der Geist von Frankreich im Boden von Chile! So jedenfalls drückt es der Name BOROBO aus, was für BOurgogne-RHOne-BOrdeaux steht. Tiefes Rubinrot mit purpurroten Reflexen. In der Nase ist er elegant, reichhaltig und komplex. Die Aromen erinnern stark an die einzigartigen, grossen Weine aus Frankreich. Eine seltene Balance, wo ein einzigartiger Mix von roten Früchten aus St-Emilion, Veilchennoten erinnernd an Weine aus Pomerol und Rhône, mit Aromen von Cassis und schwarzen Früchten aus dem Burgund in perfekter Harmonie miteinander spielen. Der Hintergrund ist robust mit komplexen Holznoten, Vanille und süsslicher Würze mit weisser Schokolade. Der Gaumen ist weich und rund durch feingeschliffene Tannine, die Frische verleiht ihm Eleganz, gefolgt von einem langen Finish.

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