WE 95 WS 92 Pts - Editor's Choice! - According to Wine Enthusiast - Clos Apalta, depending on your point of view, is arguably Chile’s best wine. And this vintage is outstanding! Earth, minty spice, ripe berry, minerality and smoky aromas cover the bases. It’s superbly structured, with a fine texture and depth. Tastes lush and complex, with blackberry, crème de cassis, fine herbs and tobacco. Finishes classy. Drink now through 2016.
According to Wine Spectator - Fine-tuned and expressive, yet focused, this red has terrific display of dark, racy blackberry, boysenberry and braised fig flavors finely woven with spice, mesquite and cured olive hints. Silky tannins frame the long finish, with an aftertaste of fruit and mocha. Carmenère, Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. Drink now through 2017. Tasted twice, with consistent notes. 4,771 cases made.
Winemakers Notes - Color: Deep purple inky red color. Nose: Net and focused, with a very special purity of fresh black and red fruit and elegant herbs aromas. Palate: Elegant balance with silky and juicy tannins. More fruit flavors and a very long finish. Rated 90+