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Lapostolle Cuvee Alexandre Syrah 2008

Lapostolle Cuvee Alexandre Syrah 2008

Syrah/Shiraz from Chile, South America

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Item No. 114791
  • WS90
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

Intense and dark inky red color with purple shades. This vintage has an intense and complex nose with a punch of solid black fruit, white pepper, honey and rosemary aromas. Concentrated body with rich tannins, very round mid palate and more fruit at the finish. Very long persistence in the palate.

Critical Acclaim

"Dark and toasty, with layers of mesquite, licorice and spice cake wrapped around a core of jammy black plum, kirsch and blackberry preserves notes, which gain weight in the rich finish. Drink now through 2014. 2,861 cases made."
90 Points

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 Syrah/Shiraz

(seh-RAH/shee-RAHZ) It's a Smokin' Grape Syrah and Shiraz - same grape, different name. It's a popular and adept variety, growing in multiple regions and creating many different styles of wine. The home base of Syrah is the Northern Rhone, where it creates the exclusive wines of Hermitage and Cote Rotie. On the less pricy side, the Rhone makes Syrah-based wines in Crozes...

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