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Date Printed: 4/23/2014
Lapostolle Cuvee Alexandre Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
Lapostolle Cuvee Alexandre Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
(search item no. 93446)
Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
International Wine Cellar rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 4/23/2014: $22.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2010 Wine Spectator rating: 92 points
2010 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2009 Wine Enthusiast rating: 89 points
2009 International Wine Cellar rating: 88 points
2008 Wine Enthusiast rating: 89 points
2008 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points
2007 International Wine Cellar rating: 91 points
2007 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2005 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2004 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2003 Wine Enthusiast rating: 91 points
2001 Wine Enthusiast rating: 92 points
2001 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2000 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
1999 Wine & Spirits rating: 92 points
1998 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Color: Inked and dark deep red with dark violet shadows

Nose: Complex and attractive nose composed mainly of red fruits such as black cherries, plums and wild berries combined with mocha, cedar, and tobacco. Sweet finish of vanilla and fine herbs.

Mouth: Soft and juicy tannins. Shows an interesting complexity and full body. Well-balanced, elegant and attractive oak that enhances the fruit to finish with a long and pleasant aftertaste.

Service and food pairing: Ready to drink now or cellar for several years. Ideal companion for meats and elaborate dishes.

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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.