30 Ratings
Casa Lapostolle Merlot Cuvee Alexandre Apalta Vineyard
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Wine Details





Winemaker's Notes

Deep, dense red ruby color. Complex and attractive nose of blackberries and cherries. Notes of black chocolate, black pepper and toast. This wine has a full palate with explosive richness, fleshy cassis and black cherry fruit, and nicely, integrated oak. Smooth tannins give this vintage of Cuvee Alexandre Merlot a solid and well-structured frame, finishing with character. The wine can be enjoyed now, but will gain in complexity and harmony with appropriate cellaring. "Heavy on the toast, with ...

Expert Reviews
  • Wine Spectator
    (From 2009 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 10/17/2012