Posts Tagged ‘Lapostolle’

Casa LaPostolle Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 Cuvee Alexander “Apalta Vineyard” wine review by (PB)

Deep, black cherry/garnet hue to the rim, nearly inky in appearance. Bouquet–Cherry black cherry up front but soon eclipsed by vegetal notes of green pepper, cedar and perhaps some licorice. Palate–Bold, stern wine that is immature yet showing what it’s made of. The fruit is subdued by the other complexities and is utterly angular with […]

Casa Lapostolle Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

Going on 15 years now, Chile has been my “go to” for unearthing great wine values. A long time ago I discovered Casa Lapostolle’s “Cuvee Alexandre” line of wines, finding the Merlot particularly enjoyable — and fairly easy on the wallet. That said, when I happened upon this “Casa” Cabernet Sauvignon, my expectations were high […]

Casa Lapostolle Cuvee Alexander Apalta Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 Wine Review (NW)

Tasting notes: Dark plum, blackberry, and dark chocolate Full bodied and dense Dark berries, herbs, coffee, and dark chocolate Summary: Here’s a classic Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon. It has a dense core of fruit along with coffee and dark chocolate accents. In my experience, this wine has been reliable from year to year, and the 2006 […]

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