New World Wine Awards: Chilean Carmenere


Casa Lapostolle Clos Apalta Scents of sweet currant and honeyed beeswax leap out of the bright depths of color in the glass: The ‘99 Clos Apalta blends carmenère and merlot in near equal proportions with cabernet sauvignon (22 percent) and malbec (13), all carrying an old-vine spiciness and creating a…

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This story appears in the print issue of October 2001.
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