Lapostolle Carmenere 750ml
Sku: 39972
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Country: Chile
Region: Valle Central
Sub-Region: Rapel
Grape Varietal: Carmenere
Type: Still wine
Reg. $11.99
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Rapel Valley is one of the few places where Carmenère have found ideal conditions for growing. It is located in the central part of Chile, including the sub Valleys of Cachapoal and Colchagua. It exhibits a semi–arid Mediterranean climate with a winter – only rainfall pattern. During the growing season, we have warm and dry days and pleasantly cool nights as a result of cold breezes coming from the Andes Mountains. Rapel also has a cool influence from the Pacific’s Humboldt Current which lowers temperatures in the coastal areas of the Valley. This leads to warm days with ample sunlight and dry conditions, allowing a slow ripening period. Carmenère is able to fully ripen but maintain all its fresh notes that are so unique to the variety.

The House of Marnier-Lapostolle (HOML) is one of the last family-owned and operated companies in the beverage industry. HOML has practiced the art of blending and aging Cognacs for over 150 years. Today, HOML is managed by Alexandra Marnier Lapostolle and her father, Jacques - the 5th and 6th generations of the family. Their famous Grand Marnier Liqueur was created in 1880 by Louis Alexandre Marnier Lapostolle, crafted with a blend of aged Cognacs and Caribbean oranges.