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Lapostolle Cuvee Alexandre Merlot 2010

Lapostolle Cuvee Alexandre Merlot 2010

Merlot from Chile, South America

Price: $23.99 $18.99
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Item No. 119169
Style: Big & Bold

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

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Winemaker's Notes

Cuvee Alexandre Merlot is an intense dark purple ruby color. There are intense red fruit, complex, full of spices and cacao aromas. This Merlot has a broad tannic structure, and is round with good volume and red fruit expression. Long lasting finish.

Ready to drink now or cellar for several years. Decant and serve. This Merlot is an ideal companion for meats and elaborate dishes.

Blend: 85% Merlot, 6% Carmenere, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon,4% Syrah

Learn About Lapostolle Map ItMap It

Lapostolle was founded by Alexandra Marnier Lapostolle and her husband Cyril de Bournet in 1994. The Marnier Lapostolle family, founders and owners of the world-renowned liqueur Grand Marnier, is famous for producing spirits and liqueurs, but the family has also been involved in winemaking for generations. In creating Lapostolle, the family has pursued the same uncompromising...

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Learn About Chile

(CHEE-lay) Long and thin, Chile has a lot of land north to south. The wine region here is a series of districts based near Santiago. The vineyards are protected by the Pacific on the west and the Andes mountains on the east. This could help explain why the climate changes more from east to west than north to south - also why the country has remained phylloxera free....

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Learn About Merlot

Merlot(mehr-LOW) No second fiddle Merlot is coming back into its own. High popularity led to mass production, which then led to a backlash towards the variety (remember Miles in Sideways?). But passionate Merlot producers, and of course the right bank of Bordeaux, continued to produce quality versions of this grape. Merlot remains the principle grape of top chateaux in St...

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