Wine Lapostolle, "Le Rouge", 2014
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Reviews of purchase Lapostolle, "Le Rouge", 2014
Wine of bright ruby red color.
The taste of wine is rounded, smooth and crisp, elegant structure, fresh acidity and notes of red fruits, with a luxurious, silky, long-lasting aftertaste.
Intense and complex aroma of the wine is filled with tones of red fruits and a variety of sweet spicy notes.
Wine is the perfect companion for non-acute dishes with various spices, fish or chicken.
"Cuvee Alexandre" Pinot Noir - a nice fruity wine with a complex aromatic bouquet, a good structure and a long finish. The wine is made from Pinot Noir grown in the vineyard "Lapostolle Atalayas". Wine expresses the general philosophy of winemaking sector, aimed at better expression of varietal characteristics through the elegance, balance and aging potential. Vintage Pinot Noir was harvested at night in late March. After desteblirovaniya berries have been cold maceration, fermentation and malolactic fermentation in French oak barrels. Following this, the wine is aged in barrels for 15 months. As a result, the light was born wine with elegant structure, balanced taste with well integrated tannins, natural fruit freshness.
2012 had excellent conditions for growing Pinot Noir in Casablanca. The winter was much colder and with low rainfall than usual. It was the driest year in the last 10 years. Spring showed a temperature above the norm, and in September was extremely hot. The temperature in October and November was a bit warmer than in previous years, allowing the beautiful flowering vines. Harvesting began 2-3 weeks earlier than usual. The result of the beautiful weather and hard work became winemakers wine with a complex, rounded, smooth and balanced taste.
Winery Casa Lapostolle, founded relatively recently - in 1994 - and has already gained recognition wine connoisseurs in many countries, belongs to the family members of French winemakers Marnier-Lapostol - Alexandra Marnier-Lapostol and her husband Cyril de Burne. It is they who, having been in Chile, found old vines Carmenere and Merlot in Apalta Valley and appreciating their great potential, became the founders of the Chilean project.
Starting a business from a small vineyard "Clos Apalta", today expanded its family ownership to 370 hectares, which are grown Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Carmenere, Pinot Noir and Syrah even. Great contribution to the development of the production and maintenance of the status of the winery made famous French oenologist Michel Rolland, exclusively advises only in Chile Casa Lapostolle.