Casa Lapostolle Cuvée Alexandre Merlot 2006, Colchagua Valley, Apalta Vineyard

Merlot Merlot
Chile

$34.95 (459206)

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November 08, 2008

Critic Reviews (10)

Gord Stimmell
Gord Stimmell

However, if you are perhaps thinking wine as a gift, this merlot from Chile is fabulous, with big graphite, chocolate...

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John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

Sometimes referred to as the "Pomerol" of Chile, the Colchagua Valley is undoubtedly suited to fine wine production....

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Wine Spectator
Wine Spectator

Muscular, with broad cocoa and plum sauce notes leading the way for an ample core of currant confiture and licorice....

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

Run very much in the manner of a French winery by Alexandre Marnier-Lapostolle, the wines often combine a certain...

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Vintages
Vintages

Muscular, with broad cocoa and plum sauce notes leading the way for an ample core of currant confiture and licorice....

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Ted Able
Ted Able

Full-bodied, mouth-filling sweet blackberry-blackcurrant flavour; firm structure, well balanced with cocoa powder...

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Matthew  Sullivan
Matthew Sullivan

The nose on this well-made Merlot holds a lot of promise: an enticing mixture of pencil lead, smoke and dark berries....

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Megan Victor
Megan Victor

This blend of 85% Merlot and 15% Carmenere has an extremely deep intense purple colour. Youthful, spicy,...

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Robert Parker
Robert Parker

The 2006 Merlot Apalta Vineyard “Cuvee Alexandre”, a purple-colored offering with aromas of cedar, spice box, black...

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Winecurrent
Winecurrent

Inky black in the glass, the perfumed aromas are redolent of freshly baked cherry clafouti and spiced black Damson...

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