Casa Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 by Viña Lapostolle

IMG_1162 Grape Variety: 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 4% Cabernet Franc, 3% Syrah, 2% Merlot, 1% Petit Verdot

Good plus dry red wine with fresh red fruit over a touch of baking spice. The medium tannins are ripe but grippy balancing the medium minus acidity. The fruit has medium concentration leading to a medium finish. The wine is drinking well now and will for 4-5 years.

http://en.lapostolle.com/wines/casa/?grape=5&year=0

Curvee Alexandre Cab Sauvignon 2012 by Viña Lapostolle

IMG_1161 Grape Variety: 91% Cabernet Sauvignon; 9% Cabernet Franc

Very good plus dry red wine with mixed black raspberry and red plums over cigar box and a touch of sweet baking spice. The medium ripe and rounded tannins balance the medium acidity bringing structure to the wine. The medium fruit concentration leads to a medium plus finish. Drink now and for 8-10 years.

http://en.lapostolle.com/wines/cuvee-alexandre/?grape=5&year=0

Canto de Apalta 2011by Viña Lapostolle

IMG_0956 Grape Variety: 45% Carmenère; 25% Merlot; 16% Cabernet Sauvignon and 14% Syrah.

Very good dry red wine with mixed red berries and black cherries over baking spice and peppery garden herbs. The medium plus tannins are rounded and a touch grippy balancing the medium acidity. The fruit has medium plus intensity and the wine has good complexity. The finish is long and pleasant. Drink now and for 7-8 years.

http://en.lapostolle.com/wines/canto-de-apalta/?year=2011

Clos Apalta by Viña Lapostolle

IMG_0957 Grape Variety: 71% Carmenère, 18% Cabernet Sauvignon and 11% Merlot

Outstanding dry wine with a complex of ripe black and dried fruit mixed with red berries over baking spice and mixed spicy herbs. The medium plus tannins are rounded and ripe and bring structure with the medium acidity. The wine has a high level of fruit intensity and very good complexity. The finish is long and sweet. Drink in 3-4 years and will drink well for 12-15 years.

http://en.lapostolle.com/wines/clos-apalta/?year=2010

Casa Grand Selection Chardonnay 2012 by Lapostolle

IMG_0874 Grape Variety: 100% Chardonnay

Very good plus dry wine with sweet citrus and white blossoms over ripe pears and a note of minerality The fruit has medium plus intensity and concentration and gives balance with the medium acidity. The wine has medium plus complexity and finish. Drink now and for 3-4 years.

http://en.lapostolle.com/wines/casa/?grape=7&year=0

Cuvee Alexandra Merlot 2007 by Lapostolle

Grape Variety: 85% Merlot; 15% Carmenère

Very good wine with red berries and red currents with fresh herbs and baking spice. Medium fruit intensity and medium mature tannins along with the medium acidity give very good balance. The wine is drinking well and will do so for 3-4 more years.

http://en.lapostolle.com/wines/cuvee-alexandre/?grape=6&year=2007