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Montes Alpha Carmenere 2009 750ml

#Montes Alpha Carmenere 09 750
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  • Year 2009
  • Size 750ml
  • Producer Montes
  • Country Chile
  • Region Colchagua Valley
  • Dominant Varietal Carmenere
  • Rating 91
  • Publication Robert Parker The Wine Advocate
  • Other Years Of This Product:
  • 2016

91 Points

Robert Parker The Wine Advocate

"The 2009 Alpha Carmenere contains 10% Cabernet Sauvignon in its makeup. The fruit was sourced from a cool microclimate near the Pacific Ocean which provides the long growing season Carmenere seems to require. It was aged for 12 months in a mix of new and used French oak before bottling without filtration. It offers up a brooding bouquet of wood smoke, herbs, spices, incense, violets, and assorted black fruits. This is followed by a rich, savory, incipiently complex wine that will benefit from another 23 years of bottle age. Drink this tasty effort from 2013 to 2021."