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Montes Purple Angel Carmenere 2011 Wine Review

Montes Purple Angel Carmenere 2011

Montes Purple Angel Carmenere 2011

Colchagua Valley, Chile

Community Score:95/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $59.95

Drink: 2014-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Montes

Agent: Vin Vino Wine Merchants Inc.

Natalie's Score: 95/100

Purple Angel will make you feel as though you've gone to heaven aloft a cloud of sensory pleasure. Can one wine pack more flavour into the bottle? I'm skeptical. If you love full-bodied, juicy, fruit-forward wines, this is your apogee as it also has all of those other great hallmarks of superb wine: complexity, balance and finish. Yes please!

Carmenere food pairings: hearty meat dishes, grilled steaks, osso buco.

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This Montes Purple Angel Carmenere 2011 was reviewed on May 10, 2014 by Natalie MacLean

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The grape Carmenere resurfaced in Chile about 12 years ago after being believed extinct when the root louse phylloxera hit Bordeaux, its original home, in 1880. In Chile it's called the "Jurassic Grape" because it returned from so-called extinction. Montes grapes are planted on steep vineyards for maximum drainage. This vintage is a blend of 92% Carmenere, 8% petite Verdot aged for 18 months in French and American oak barrels. - Community Wine Reviews

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