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Montes Alpha Pinot Noir 2014 Wine Review

Montes Alpha Pinot Noir 2014

Montes Alpha Pinot Noir 2014

Casablanca Valley, Anconcagua Coast D.O., Chile

Community Score:90/100

Community Reviews: 3

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Price: $19.95

Drink: 2017-2020

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Montes

Agent: Vin Vino Wine Merchants Inc.

Natalie's Score: 91/100

A vibrant, full-bodied pinot noir with fleshy ripe cherry and berry aromas. Its juicy and generous but balanced with some terrific acidity for planked salmon or roast chicken. Montes is a flagship producer for Chile, and their wines are always incredibly well priced in relation to their superb quality and taste. Try and see for yourself.

Pinot Noir food pairings: planked salmon, roast chicken, pork tenderloin, pizza, beef.

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This Montes Alpha Pinot Noir 2014 was reviewed on February 18, 2017 by Natalie MacLean

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Mary Anne van Gaal rated this wine as 90/100 with the following review:

This is a lively, ruby coloured Pinot Noir from a premium winemaker. Aromas of strawberry, violet and light smoke are followed by juicy cherry, plum and cocoa on the palate. Medium tannins and a smooth finish. It was great paired with a wood burning oven veggie pizza. Tasted April 13,2017.
This Montes Alpha (2014) is a vibrant Chilean Pinot Noir from the Casablanca Valley, Anconcagua Coast wine region. This is a full-bodied, juicy pinot noir with fleshy ripe cherry and berry aromas. Montes is a flagship producer for Chile, and their wines are always incredibly well priced, superb quality and taste. - Community Wine Reviews

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