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Montes Purple Angel 2015 Wine Review

Montes Purple Angel 2015

Montes Purple Angel 2015

Colchagua Valley D.O ., Chile

Community Score:99/100

Community Reviews: 2

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Price: $62.95

Drink: 2018-2025

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: 99/100

There's a reason this Chilean wine has a cult following. Purple Angel will make you feel as though you've gone to heaven aloft a cloud of sensory pleasure. The 2015 vintage is a blend of 92% Caménère and 8% Petit Verdot grapes. Caménère was re-discovered only about 12 years ago, believed to be extinct after phylloxera hit its ancestral home in Bordeaux in 1880. That's why it's also called the "Jurassic Park" grape. The vines for this wine are planted on steep slopes. 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.

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

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This Montes Purple Angel 2015 was reviewed on May 12, 2018 by Natalie MacLean

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Montes Purple Angel 2015 is simply amazing. There is a reason why this mostly Caménère with some Petit Verdot red Chilean red is one of Chile's best and has a cult following. The wine is lush, smooth, juicy with ripe dark fruit, smoky herbs and velvety tannins. Oh Yeah, Aurelio Montes knows exactly what he's doing. Pair with date night. - Community Wine Reviews

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