Lapostolle Apalta Red 2020
|Region||Chile, Colchagua, Apalta Valley|
With a refined winemaking approach and our mastery of blending, we have created a complex and expressive wine. Sourced from our own vineyards in Apalta, this wine shows a beautiful fruity and spicy expression, followed by an elegant and smooth structure. It is an ideal accompaniment to stews and red meats, in a wide variety of preparations.
75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Syrah, 10% Carmenère
The 2020 Red Blend Apalta is a blend of 68% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Syrah, 8% Carménère, 8% Merlot and 1% Grenache from Apalta, Colchagua, 40% aged in used barrels. Mild purple in color. The attractive nose offers plum, spice and hints of pepper, while in the mouth, this is juicy with active, fine-grained tannins, medium body and slightly compact palate.
Generously fruity, with pure aromas and flavors of Santa Rosa plum and cherry balanced by a thread of slate. Features hints of chocolate cosmos and baking spices that fold in on the finish around fine tannins. Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Carmenère, Merlot and Grenache. Drink now. 12,039 cases made, 1,500 cases imported.
This Cabernet Sauvignon-based blend displays notes of raspberry and chocolate on the austere nose. On the palate, red-fruit and earthy flavors, with hints of spices, are framed by drying tannins. Drink now while the freshness lasts.