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Montes Alpha Special Cuvée Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 Wine Review

Montes Alpha Special Cuvée Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Montes Alpha Special Cuvée Cabernet Sauvignon 2015

Cachapoal Valley D.O., Chile

Community Score:89/100

Community Reviews: 4

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Price: $24.95

Drink: 2019-2025

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.6%

Sweetness: Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine

Winery: Montes Alpha

Agent: Vin Vino Wine Merchants Inc.

Natalie's Score: 91/100

A beautifully balanced and wonderfully flavourful Chilean Cabernet with aromas of ripe black plums, mocha, blackcurrant and espresso. Smooth and supple. Perfect for roast beef.

Cabernet Sauvignon food pairings: roast pork, grilled steak, BBQ long ribs.

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This Montes Alpha Special Cuvée Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 was reviewed on May 16, 2019 by Natalie MacLean

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Daniel O'Keefe rated this wine as 89/100 with the following review:

Ripe blackberry and cassis with hints of cedar. Moderate tannins and vibrant acidity strike a balance between accessibility and ageability. Dark fruits are joined by dill in the respectable finish. Take your pick of lamb, beef, or pork, this will suit any of them quite well.
Carolyn Hetke rated this wine as 88/100 with the following review:

Dark and inky in the glass. It opens with a fairly pronounced barnyard nose that eventually gives way to smoky tones. Lots of fruit on a hot palate. Lots of tannins still in play. Serve with substantial BBQ meats, stews and charcuterie. Tasted April 2019.
Montes Alpha Special Cuvée 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon is smoky on the nose with dark chocolate and nutty aromas. Full-bodied with firm tannins on the palate to go with the fresh blackberry and ripe cassis flavours on the palate. Decant for two hours prior to pouring with bison burgers or hold in cellar for another two years to mellow. - Community Wine Reviews

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