Clos Apalta, today, is considered today as one of the best wine in the world, largely acclaimed by wine critics and journalists. To date, this is the only South American wine to have been elected “Wine of the Year” by the American magazine, Wine Spectator, in its famous Annual Top 100. It was with vintage 2005. It’s also the only wine in Southern Hemisphere, with Penfold’s Grange, to obtain this ranking. Clos Apalta is also the only wine IN THE WORLD to be 5 times in the Top 100 Wine Spectator, including 3 times in the TOP 3 in 10 years (2000-2010)
Color: Deep ruby red color with purple edges.
Nose: Complex nose opening towards ripe black fruit such as cassis, balckberry and fig, along with nuts, cinnamon and liquorice notes.
Mouth: Intense creamy attack with black fruit flavors. Long lasting velvety tannins.
Intense and elegant finish.
Food Pairing: Ideal companion for a canard à l’orange, rack of lamb with rustic mashed potatoes or to finish a meal with a selection of a high percentage cacao chocolate.
Grapes：46% Carménère,30% Cabernet Sauvignon,19% Merlot,5% Cabernet Franc
Certificate: CERES - Organic, DEMETER - Biodynamic
Wine Enthusiast 94 Point!
Wine Searcher 93 Point!
James Suckling 100 Point! - #5 of "James Suckling Top 100" !
Wine Advocate 92 Point!
Descorchados 94 Point!