Montes Alpha Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 by Montes

Grape Variety: 90% Cabernet Sauvignon , 10% Merlot

Very good wine with mixed black and red fruit of medium intensity and good concentration. The wine has good complexity with notes of baking spice, current leaf and a chocolate note. The medium tannins are smooth and balance the medium minus acidity. Drink now and over the next 5-7 years.

Montes Alpha Syrah 2009

Grape Variety: Syrah 90% + Cabernet Sauvignon 7% + Viognier 3%

Very Good minus wine with rich dark fruit, mixed spices and touch of cigar box. The balance is very good and tannins grippy but mature. The fruit is concentrated and other aromas and flavours add complexity. Medium plus finish. Drink now and over the next 5 years.