Lapostolle Clos Apalta 2014 - Argonaut Liquor

Lapostolle Clos Apalta 2014

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Lapostolle Clos Apalta 2014
$155.99
$148.19

SKU 12863

750ml

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Color: Dark and deep inky purple red color. Nose: Complex nose opening towards ripe and expressive red and black fruit, such as plums, red cherries, dry figs and blueberries. Spices such as clover and black pepper. Mouth: With a concentrated structure, this wine has a round attack followed by velvety and polished tannins filling the mid palate and a ripe and rich long lasting finish. Service and food pairing: Open and leave to breathe for a couple of hours or carefully decant for minimum 1 hour. Ideal companion for game, lamb, and entrecote fillet. Also good with rich bitter cocoa chocolate desserts.

Category Red Wine
Varietals
Region Chile, Colchagua, Apalta Valley
Brand Lapostolle
Alcohol/vol 15%
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Wine SpectatorRefined and rich, featuring a concentrated array of dark fruit, savory herb and Asian spice flavors that are well-structured. Dark chocolate accents linger on the creamy and seductively savory finish, with hints of hot stone. Carmenère, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Drink now through 2024.

Kim Marcus, November 30, 2018
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Wine EnthusiastIf you want to find the pinnacle of Chilean red blends, start here. A concentrated nose with cassis and chocolate-cake aromas is a fine opening. A ripe, saturated palate tasting of blackberry and chocolate balances weight and finesse, with the chocolate element carrying over to a smooth finish. Drink through 2025.

Michael Schachner, October 1, 2018
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Wine AdvocateThe 2014 Clos Apalta is composed of 48% Carmenère, 31% Cabernet Sauvignon and 21% Merlot and has lots of tannins and some astringency. It really suffers when compared with the 2015, which feels longer and has a different quality of tannins, but I prefer both to the 2013. This matured in 100% new French oak barrels for 26 months.

Luis Gutierrez, October 31, 2018

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