Chile

Clos Apalta (2013)

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Product Information

Country: Chile

Area: Central Valley

Varietal: Carmenere, Petit Verdot, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon

Style: Dry

Alc(%): 15

Serving Temperature(℃): 17

Size: 750ml

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List price (without tax): ¥15,465  
¥12,320
(¥13,552 Including tax)

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Description

Tasting note:Deep ruby red color with purple edges. Complex nose opening towards ripe and expressive fruit, such as blackberry, blueberry, cassis and dry figs. Spices such as clove, black pepper and a touch of lavender. Intense, smooth a silky structure filling the mid palate with a ripe and unique personality. Black fruit such as blackberry and blueberry with a long and slightly smoked finish.

Food matching:Ideal companion for wagyu beef in wine reduction, deer with Jerusalem artichoke and boeuf bourguinon.

Grape variety:70% Camenere, 21% Cabernet Sauvignon, 7% Merlot, 2% Petit Verdot.



Terroir/Vinification

TerroirThere is much diversity in the soil, and our Clos Apalta comes from colluvial granitic soils, lightly textured with layers of clay.

Harvest:100% hand harvested from 7th March until 16th May 2012.

Vinification:100% native yeast 77% fermented in French oak vats of 75 Hl and 23% in new French oak bordeaux barrels. Skin contact up to 5 weeks.

Ageing:100% of the blend in 225 lts new French oak barrels for 28 months. 

 

Accolades

James Suckling   97 Points!
Wine Spectator  93 Points!
Robert Parker   92 Points!