Montes Alpha Carmenère 2007 Wine Review

Montes Alpha Carmenère 2007
Colchagua Valley, Chile
Community Score: 4.5/5
Community Reviews: 2
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Product #: 143230
Wine Type: Red Wine


 
Price: $19.95
Alcohol: 14.5%
Drink: Now
Sweetness: Dry
Bottle size: 750 ml

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

A succulent, savoury red with aromas of black fruit, smoke and dark spices. Supple and enticing. Terrific price.

This Montes Alpha Carmenère 2007 was reviewed March 6, 2010 by

 

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Dan Trcka Wine Blogger rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

This fruity Carmenere is medium to full bodied with aromas of prune, caramel, smoke, Earth and subtle red currant. To my liking, the typical green pepper component associated with red currant is very subtle here. I didn’t have this wine opened for longer than an hour, so perhaps it may reveal itself if opened longer - hopefully not though. The tannins are subtle and the finish is medium. It should be at its best sometime around 2012 to 2016. Not to diminish this wine’s quality, but I would have liked to see it around the $16 price range and then for sure I would stock up. I definitely recommend this wine. My impression: NICE. Tasted March/10.

 
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