Clos Apalta Le Petit Clos, 2018, 750ML

SKU: 800055
Sub region: Chile
Variety: Carmenere, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot
Rating: Wine Advocate 94

The Marnier Lapostolle family, founders of the liqueur Grand Marnier, created Casa Lapostolle in 1994 with the ambition to create world-class wines by combining the superb terroir of Chile with their French winemaking philosophy.

The second wine of Clos Apalta, Le Petit Clos is a different interpretation of the Clos Apalta terroir, with less Carmenere and more Cabernet Sauvignon on the blend, producing a softer and earlier approachable wine.

53% Carmenère, 32% Cabernet Sauvignon, 12% Merlot, 3% Petit Verdot.

Maceration time, 4-5 weeks with manual punch down. Fermentation is made 100% in 75hL French oak vats. Malolactic in new French oak barrels.

The wine ages for 6 months in new French oak barrels. Then another 16 months in 21% new French oak barrels, 79% in second use.

Certified Organic and biodynamic