Lapostolle Cuvée Alexandre Carmenère 2011 wonDouble Gold Medal and was chosen the best organic wine from Chile, the highest award in this important Chilean organic wine competition.
Bocanariz wine bar in Santiago was the scene for a morning of blind tastings in which 10 Chilean experts (winemakers, sommeliers and journalists) judged 45 wines from a total of 12 wineries.
All Lapostolle wines submitted obtained an accolade:Cuvée Alexandre Merlot 2011 won a gold medal and the Cuvée Alexandre Chardonnay 2011 and Syrah Las Kuras 2010 both won silver medals.
Lapostolle began farming organically from 2006. Since 2011 all their vineyards are certified organic by the German body of Certification CERES©. In addition, the winery also practices Biodynamic agriculture, certified by Demeter©; has ISO 14001 environmental certification, and is certified Carbon Neutral Delivery by The Carbon Neutral Company© for reducing to net zero de CO2 emissions from their wine exports.
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