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Clos Apalta, Casa Lapostolle 2017

RegionChile
SubregionChile
ColourRed
TypeStill
Grape VarietyCarmenere

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Colour Region Vintage Wine Size Cs Bts Price IB GBP Per Score
Chile2017Clos Apalta, Casa LapostolleBT100894.0012100 JS12099.333333333333100.00100.00Clos Apalta, Casa Lapostolle0.75
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Tasting Notes

What a stunning nose of crushed berries, fresh flowers, sandalwood and light vineyard dust. Black olives, too. Very complex. Full-bodied with a beautiful, dense palate of blackberries, chocolate, walnuts and cigar box. Fantastic length and composure. The tannin just rolls over the palate. Very structured. The most classically structured wine ever from here. Goes on for minutes. Outrageous and so polished. A blend of 48% carmenere, 26% cabernet sauvignon, 25% merlot and 1% petit verdot. Try after 2025.

100
James Suckling, JamesSuckling.com, April 2020
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