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Montes Purple Angel Carmenere 2011

Montes Purple Angel Carmenere 2011
Montes Purple Angel Carmenere 2011

Colchagua Valley, Chile



Community Score: 4.7/5
Community Reviews: 2
 
Price: $59.95
Sweetness: Extra Dry
Alcohol: 14%
 

Drink: 2014-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml
Winery: Montes

Daniel O'Keefe rated this wine as 93/100 with the following review:

The deep, dark, purple colour hints at the intensity to follow. Massive multifaceted nose show many layers or aromatics. Cassis, black raspberry, and violets interlaced with cedar, leather, savoury herbs, spice, green pepper, dark earth, and briar, back up further by cocoa, freshly brewed dark roast coffee, anise, and graphite. Palate is equally generous as the dark fruits resonate with smoke, spice, and herb. Enormous wine boasting 14.5% ABV with tannins and acidity to match. Over seven years of age, and possibly not even at the halfway point. 92% Carmenere and 8% Petit Verdot aged 18 months in new French oak. A stunner, a show-stopper, and an unforgettable wine. Enjoy with red meat, especially roasted or grilled, or rich aged cheeses.
 

  


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