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Lapostolle d’Alamel Merlot 2017
One Case ( 6 Bottles ): £63.90
A round, voluptuous Merlot with plum and cherry aromas, the oak adds a touch of spicy complexity.
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The Central Valley Includes the sub valleys of Cachapoal and Colchagua. It exhibits a semi – arid Mediterranean climate with a winter – only rainfall pattern. During the growing season, we have warm and dry days and pleasantly cool nights as a result of cold breezes coming from the Andes Mountains. The Valley has also a cool influence from the Pacific’s Humboldt Current which lowers temperatures in the coastal areas of the valley. This leads to warm days with ample sunlight and dry conditions, allowing for a slow ripening period.
Our D’Alamel wines have an expressive nose and a pleasant structure. SOIL The soils throughout the Central Valley are from alluvial and colluvial origin with good drainage.
WINEMAKING - Must was fermented by native yeast in stainless steel tanks for 2 weeks, with temperature control between 24º to 28°C. - 10% of the blend was aged in used French oak barrels for 4 months.
TASTING NOTES Colour: Bright ruby colour.
Nose: Very expressive, aromas of fresh red fruit such as plum and cherries.
Taste: Medium body, juicy and soft tannins.
Service and food matching: The ideal companion for white meat, red lean meat and medium seasoned dishes.
Serve between 16°C (60°F) to 18°C (64°F).
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- 6 Bottles
- Central Valley
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