Montes Alpha Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 Wine Review

Montes Alpha Cabernet Sauvignon 2006
Colchagua Valley, Chile
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Product #: 322586
Wine Type: Red Wine


 
Price: $19.95
Alcohol: 14%
Drink: Now
Sweetness: Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml

Winery: Montes Alpha
Agent: Whitehall Agencies Inc.
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Natalie's Score: 90/100

Vintages Wine Panel: Here’s an excellent Cab from one of Chile’s most reputable producers. Aged for 12 months in French oak, this well-structured, full-bodied Cab is a fine display of the magic that top Chilean winemakers are able to conjure with this grape. Delicious berry fruit flavors lead to intriguing notes of chocolate, tobacco, vanilla and spice box, and all of these elements are woven beautifully together. Winemaker Aurelio Montes is a hot commodity and this wine shows precisely why. My note: A wonderful Cabernet with classic notes of cassis and blackberry but also an extra oomph: there’s something in this wine that gives incredible depth of flavor and enjoyment. Give it a shot. Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: brisket.

This Montes Alpha Cabernet Sauvignon 2006 was reviewed June 6, 2009 by

 
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