Clos Apalta Residence (formerly Lapostolle) is an exclusive winery & luxurious boutique lodge with just 4 individual casitas nestled into the forested hillside of the Colchagua valley, providing serenity & privacy in Chile's premier wine growing region.
Very private and personalised with just four casitas and it is one of the most exclusive wine lodges in Chile
Stylishly furnished casitas nestled into the forested hillside
Highly regarded as one of the best wines produced in Chile, Clos Apalta is the winery’s signature blend
Private wraparound terraces offer excellent locations for dining or simply contemplating the magnificent views of the valley
Clos Apalta Residence (formerly Lapostolle Residence) is located just outside of the city of Santa Cruz, 2-hours 30-minutes southwest of Santiago. It is owned by the Marnier-Lapostolle family, producers of the famous Grand-Marnier liqueur, and is managed by Alexandra Marnier-Lapostolle. The winery is a marvel of technical ingenuity as well as aesthetic excellence. Casa Lapostolle was established in 1994 and is already one of Chile’s leading wine producers. In fact, its Clos Apalta 2005 wine was the Wine Spectator's top pick in 2008.
Clos Apalta Residence offers four luxurious bungalows, which have been named after the different wines produced. Each casita has its very own terrace offering extraordinary views over the vineyards and the surrounding mountains. The lodge also a swimming pool, wide terrace with comfortable chaise lounges and offers therapeutic and relaxing massages.
One can also go hiking in the stunning surrounding landscape, enjoy a delicious picnic amid the vines or venture into the city of Santa Cruz to visit the Colchagua Museum for an enlightening insight into Chile's fascinating history.
When to visit
Clos Apalta Residence is located just outside Santa Cruz in the forested hillside of the Colchagua valley in Chile’s premier wine growing area. Located only 180km from the city of Santiago and 7km from Santa Cruz.
Authentic Chilean Seafood at the Mercado Central
For some authentic Chilean fare, you can’t beat the range of dishes on offer at the seafood restaurants at Santiago’s Mercado Central. With over 3000 miles of coastline, Chile has an incredible variety of seafood.
Santiago Photography Experience
Explore Chile's capital through the lens of a professional photographer. This will give you a whole new appreciation for the city’s culture, architecture and history.
Wine & Bike in the San Antonio Valley
Explore the hidden back roads of the beautiful San Antonio Valley by bicycle on this fantastic full day tour from Santiago, stopping off for some superb wines at the Coralillo and Matetic estates.
Wine Connoisseurs Delight at Cousino Macul
Cousiño Macul reserve wines are made only with estate grown grapes. They are also estate vinted and estate bottled, watch and learn the process before enjoying the finished product!