This is the first Cuvée Alexandre Carmenère from Lapostolle, and it has its merits. The only negative is a reduced bouquet of scrambled eggs that then dissipates to reveal nicer, more true berry and herb aromas. As for flavors, look for round berry tastes, cola and some vanilla from the oak.
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Spanish and South American Editor
Reviews wines from Argentina, Chile and Spain.
Michael Schachner is a New York-based journalist specializing in wine, food and travel. His articles appear regularly in Wine Enthusiast,
where he is a longstanding contributing editor responsible for South America and Spain. Schachner reviews more than 2,000 wines annually for WE
and regularly travels to Chile, Argentina and Spain to keep abreast of the constantly changing global wine map.