Montes Alpha Carmenère 2009 Wine Review

Montes Alpha Carmenère 2009
Montes Alpha Carmenère 2009
Montes Alpha Carmenère 2009
Colchagua Valley, Chile
Community Score: 4.4/5
Community Reviews: 2
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Product #: 143230
Wine Type: Red Wine

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

Winery: Montes
Agent: Sylvestre Wines & Spirits Inc.
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Natalie's Score: 90/100

Savoury and delicious! Full-bodied and smooth with fleshy ripe blackberries and fruit.

This Montes Alpha Carmenère 2009 was reviewed May 12, 2012 by


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Mark Britton rated this wine as 86/100 with the following review:

This is a very peppery carmenere essentially embodying the traditional Chilean carmenere flavours. Not the best wine Montes produces but that doesn't mean much because they are a excellent producer. The catch is you can get better for the $19.95 price point.
Hickory smoked, campfire aromas lead off the nose, which has dense berry and curt minerality at the core. The palate is chewy, meaty and rich, with toasty, woody, spicy flavors of dark fruits and chocolate. Almost blackened at points, but undeniably from good grapes. Score: 89 Source: Michael Schachner, Wine Enthusiast

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