Lapostolle Cuvée Alexandre Carménère

As a general winemaking philosophy, Cuvée Alexandre Carménère’s direction is toward elegance, balance and ageing potential. To express the terroir of Apalta is the mission of Casa Lapostolle, using very natural process with minimal intervention.

“It’s been great to have the opportunity to see the grapes of Carménère from La Isla block growing: seeing them each year showing more balance and depth in the wine is a gift from Nature”. – Jacques Begarie, Chief Winemaker.

Made with Organic Grapes and Biodynamic vineyard management.

   

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VARIETALS
85% Carmenere, 15% Cabernet

VINTAGE
2019

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Description

TECHNICAL DATA
Alcohol 14.5%
Residual sugar 2.5 g/l
Total acidity 5.7 g/l
pH 3.6

APPEARANCE
Intense purple red.

NOSE
Complex, with red and black fruit such as maqui berry, plum, blackberry and spices such as red pepper, vanilla and dill.

PALATE
Elegant, of medium acidity and round tannins with chocolate and tobacco and fruit such as ripe plums and sarsaparilla.
Medium long finish.

AGEING
Aged for 12 months in French oak barrels, 15% new, 23% second use and the remaining 62% third use French oak barrel.

PAIRING
Ideal for dishes such as rabbit roulade with mint and apricot, venison or four-cheese pasta with grated truffles.

READINESS FOR DRINKING
Ready to drink now or cellar for several years.

RATINGS

94pts 

4.0 

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