Original
135 Ratings
Casa Lapostolle Clos Apalta Colchagua Valley

Wine Details

Style

Red

Wine Description

(2000 Vintage) Number 3 of Wine Spectator's 2003 Top 100 Wines! Color: The color is intense and the density is readily apparent.Aroma: The bouquet provides an explosion of red fruit, blackberry, black cherry and vibrant notes of raspeberry. The oak aging contributes a toasted vanilla and balsamic-like element in the nose. Then, instead of dispersing, all the scents blend together to give greater complexity, precious wood and cedar notes.Flavor: In the mouth, the first impression is density and volume. The wine...

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  • Wine Advocate
    (1997 Vintage) Rating: 93/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 122 on Apr-99
  • Wine Spectator
    (1997 Vintage) Rating: 91/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/31/99
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: 81/100 - As reviewed by Int'l Wine & Spirits Comp. on 11/01/06
  • Wine Spectator
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/31/06
  • Wine Enthusiast
    (2003 Vintage) Rating: 94/100 - As reviewed by Wine Enthusiast