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Montes Purple Angel 2013 Wine Review

Montes Purple Angel 2013

Montes Purple Angel 2013

Colchagua Valley, Chile

Community Score:96/100

Community Reviews: 5

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Price: $59.95

Drink: 2016-2023

Bottle size: 750 ml

Alcohol: 14.5%

Sweetness: Extra Dry

Wine Type: Red Wine


Winery: Montes

Agent: Vin Vino Wine Merchants Inc.

Natalie's Score: 98/100

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. Pair with a juicy steak. Yes please!

Food pairings: veal roast, slow-cooked brisket of beef, rabbit fricassee.

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This Montes Purple Angel 2013 was reviewed on November 26, 2016 by Natalie MacLean

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Sylvain Segard rated this wine as 92/100 with the following review:

If you were not a fan of Carménère before, this bottle ought to help change your mind. A blend of 92% Caménère and 8% Petit Verdot, the colour is inky almost black. While the aroma is of gentle intensity, it packs many beautiful layers including cassis, blackberries, dried herbs, alcohol, and dry earth; which repeat in the mouth with ripe dark fruit, baking spices, and earthy characters. The tannins are well integrated with a mouth watering acidity. And, the finish is quite long. Score 92. (Reviewed Nov. 2016)
This big Chilean red wine is sustainable and dry farmed, resulting in a 65% decrease in water use. Aged for 12 months in French oak barrels. - Community Wine Reviews

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