Montes Alpha Cabernet-Sauvignon 2015
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Winemaker of the year twice according to ‘’Wine Spectator’’, winemaker Aurelio Montes founded Viña Montes in 1987. Legendary, his 1987 Cabernet Sauvignon has established itself as the first high-end Chilean wine. Assembled with a touch of merlot in 2011, it enjoys a 12-month aging period in barrels. With its fleshy tannins and pleasant freshness, this fruity, woody and torrefied wine will go perfectly with grilled red meats.
- Beer-marinated prime rib
- Beef tenderloin and chorizo brochettes with plum and coriander
- Bison stew and autumn vegetables
- Beef and mushroom skewers
SubregionValle del Rappel, Valle de Colchagua
Regulated designationDenominación de origen (DO)
Cabernet sauvignon 90 % Merlot 10 %
Degree of alcohol14 %
Sugar content3.5 g/L
Type of bottle closureCork
Type of containerColoured glass container
Vintage tasted: 2010
Under the purplish red colour, the nose is intense and complex. Enjoy this dry, full-bodied and woody red featuring refreshing acidity. On the palate, it showcases fleshy tannins and a broad mouthfeel that leads into a long finish.
Drink now or keep 7 years following the vintage.
Between: 16°C And: 17°C
Tint: Purplish Red
Sugar perception: Dry
Regular price: $22.55
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