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Date Printed: 12/19/2014
Lapostolle Cabernet Sauvignon 2002
Lapostolle Cabernet Sauvignon 2002
(search item no. 75781)

PRICE ON 12/19/2014: $10.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2003 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2001 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2001 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2001 The Wine Advocate rating: 86 points
2000 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
1999 The Wine Advocate rating: 88 points
1997 James Suckling rating: 91 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Another superb value Cabernet from Chile! This concentrated red displays perfect varietal characteristics with aromas of cassis, cherries and spices. Red ripe fruits mixed with discreet toast flavors and vanilla. A filling wine with soft tannins and a pleasing finish. Although enjoyable now, it can be cellared for a few years.
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About Lapostolle:

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 approach to quality that make Grand Marnier a global success. Its objected is as simple as it is ambitious: to create world-class wines using French expertise and superb terroirs of Chile. Today, Lapostolle owns 370 hectares in three different vineyards and produces a total of 200,000 cases spread over Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Carmenere and Syrah. Lapostolle is distributed in more than 60 countries around the world.