Lapostolle Grand Selection Sauvignon Blanc 2018

Lapostolle Grand Selection Sauvignon Blanc 2018

 

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Lapostolle
Grand Selection Sauvignon Blanc 2018
  • Vintage : 2018
  • Country : Chile
  • Region : Rapel Valley
  • Subregion
  • Type : White
  • Style Medium Bodied Aromatic Dry
  • Format : 75cl
  • Alcohol : 13°
  • Grappes : 85% Sauvignon Blanc, 8% Sémillon, 7% Sauvignon Gris

Experts Score Vintage
JS James Suckling 92 2018
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About the Vineyard

Rapel Valley is located in the central part of Chile. It includes the sub Valleys of Cachapoal and Colchagua. It exhibits a semi - arid Mediterranean climate with a winter – only rainfall pattern.  Our Sauvignon Blanc comes from a very special area in Cachapoal, directly beneath the foothills of the Andes. The vines grow with the cold influence of the mountains and express all the minerality of the vineyards unique stony soil. "Las Kuras" means stones in the native Mapuche language. 

Wine Production

We want to enhance the best fruit that Rapel Valley offers its structure and natural acidity.  Our key points are strict fruit selection with Vistalys, natural juice decantation and low temperature fermentation in stainless steel tanks.  We added 8% of Semillón from our old vines in Apalta vineyard and 7% of Sauvignon Gris.

Tasting Notes

Color: Pale yellow with green edges.
Nose: Very expressive with aromas of fresh herbs and cucumber, white fruit such as pears along with floral notes.
Taste: Balance and fresh mid palate with good volume and a long lasting finish.

James Suckling (JS) : 92 Points (2018)
Pretty depth of fruit with dried apples and peaches. Medium to full body, lovely depth of dried white peaches and a delicious finish.

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