Wine "Casa" Cabernet Sauvignon, 2010
Wine saturated purple color.
The wine has a fresh, harmonious taste with srednetelym juicy tannins.
Expressive aroma of the wine is filled with tones of fresh red fruit and notes of tobacco, cedar and tea leaves.
The wine goes well with pasta, pork and red meat cooked on the grill.
In 2010, Chile was the strongest earthquake, so the yield was lower by 20%, and the grapes ripened a few weeks later. But the effects of the earthquake were offset by favorable weather conditions. Because of the wet cold winter and cool spring growing season was delayed somewhat. Harvesting stretched until May (equivalent to November in the northern hemisphere), helped by warm and dry weather this time of year. Ranosozrevayuschie varieties - Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Syrah and Pinot Noir - and distinguished taste the freshness and optimum acidity. Wines from the same pozdnosozrevayuschih varieties such as Cabernet Sauvignon and Carmenere, were marked by a very bright colors and rich aroma.
Winery Casa Lapostolle, founded relatively recently - in 1994 - and has already gained recognition wine connoisseurs in many countries, belongs to the family members of French winemakers Marnier-Lapostol - Alexandra Marnier-Lapostol and her husband Cyril de Burne. It is they who, having been in Chile, found old vines Carmenere and Merlot in Apalta Valley and appreciating their great potential, became the founders of the Chilean project.
Starting a business from a small vineyard "Clos Apalta", today expanded its family ownership to 370 hectares, which are grown Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Carmenere, Pinot Noir and Syrah even. Great contribution to the development of the production and maintenance of the status of the winery made famous French oenologist Michel Rolland, exclusively advises only in Chile Casa Lapostolle.