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Date Printed: 8/1/2014
Lapostolle Cuvee Alexandre Chardonnay 2008
Lapostolle Cuvee Alexandre Chardonnay 2008
(search item no. 103032)
Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
PRICE ON 8/1/2014: $19.99

ratings pedigree (past vintages):
2011 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2009 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2007 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2006 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2006 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
2005 The Wine News rating: 91 points
2005 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2004 Wine Spectator rating: 90 points
2003 Wine Spectator rating: 91 points
2003 Wine Enthusiast rating: 90 points
2001 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
2000 Wine Spectator rating: 89 points
2000 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
1999 Wine & Spirits rating: 91 points
1999 The Wine Advocate rating: 89 points
1999 Wine Spectator rating: 87 points
1999 International Wine Cellar rating: 86 points
1998 International Wine Cellar rating: 87 points
1997 The Wine Advocate rating: 90 points
1996 Wine Spectator rating: 88 points

Winemaker's Notes:

Bright light yellow with subtle lime notes. It contains elegant aromas of sweet citrus fruit, white flowers, fresh tropical fruits and sweet spices. The mouth feel is round and elegant with lively acidity and a long persistent finish.

This wine is an ideal companion for medium seasoned dishes, fish or chicken.

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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.