Lapostolle Clos Apalta 2016

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6 bottle(s) at £101.68 per bottle.

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Lapostolle Clos Apalta 2016

Deep ruby red colour with purple edges. Complex nose opening towards ripe black fruit such as cassis, balckberry and fig, along with nuts, cinnamon and liquorice notes. Intense creamy attack with black fruit flavors. Long lasting velvety tannins. Intense and elegant finish.

Lapostolle Clos Apalta 2016

Apalta is located at 170 Kilometers South West from Santiago in the Colchagua Valley. The Vineyard is situated on a North to South exposure, which is quite rare in Chile. The Tinguiririca river rests on one side and the hills from the Coastal Cordillera surround the vineyard like a horseshoe.

Our winemaking philosophy is to reflect the terroir from Apalta by crafting a wine based in Carmenère. We hand harvest the fruit in small cases of 14 kilos. The grapes are 100% hand de-stemmed in our Clos Apalta Winery so we maintain complete control of the quality. 95% of grapes were fermented in our French oak vats while 5% was fermented In new French oak barrels.

Intense creamy attack with black fruit flavors, long lasting velvety tannins and an intense/elegant finish.

Ideal companion for a canard à l’orange, rack of lamb with rustic mashed potatoes or to finish a meal with a selection of a high percentage cacao chocolate.

arietal composition:46% Carménère, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 19% Merlot, 5% Cabernet FrancPrefermentation technique:100% native yeastFermentation container:French oak vatsFermentation temperature:Lower than 28ºC °FMaceration technique:Manual punch downs to extract compoundsFining agent:Not fined, cold stabilized or filtered.Type of aging container:BarrelsSize of aging container:225 LAge of aging container:NewType of oak:FrenchLength of aging before bottling:26 months

 

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