Limited Selection Cab. Sauvignon/Carmenère 2012 by Montes

IMG_1071 Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon 70%, Carménère 30%

Very good minus dry red wine with blackberry and ripe blueberries over hints of chocolate, baking spice and pleasant cigar box note. The rounded medium tannins bring balance with the medium minus acidity. The fruit has medium plus intensity and leads to a medium plus finish. The wine is drinking well now and will for 5-6 years.

Montes Twins 2011 by Montes

IMG_0812 Grape Variety: 50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 50% Malbec

Good plus wine with mixed black fruit from plums to cherries and spicy clove/cinnamon notes. The fruit has medium plus intensity and concentration. The medium tannins are a touch chalky. The wine has good complexity and a medium finish. The wine is drinking well now and will hold for 5- 6 years.

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Classic Series Malbec 2010 by Montes

Grape Variety: 100% Malbec

Good wine with medium fruit intensity led by bright red fruits and fresh blueberries and touch of baking spice. The medium tannins are grippy and balance the medium minus acidity giving good structure. The finish is medium and sweet. Drink now and for the next 3 years.

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.

Alpha M 2007 by Montes

Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon 80%, Cabernet Franc 10%, Merlot 5% and Petit Verdot 5%.

Outstanding wine with great complexity and medium plus fruit intensity and concentration. The red and dark fruit is enhanced by the baking spice and sweet herbal/floral notes. The wine is very well structured with 15% alc supported by very round and mature tannins. The finish is long and smooth. The wine will improve for 6-7 years then drink very well for another 10.

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.

Montes Folly 2007

Grape Variety: Syrah 100%

Outstanding wine with very concentrated dark fruit and mixed spice both sweet baking and peppery note. The wine has excellent complexity and is very balanced. The wine is full bodied and has a long refined finish. The wine drinks well now and will improve for 3-4 years then drink for another 5-7 years.

Purple Angel 2007 by Montes

Grape Variety: 92% Carmenère, 8% Petit Verdot.

Very good wine with good complexity in its lush dark fruit and minty chocolate, the vanilla from the oak needs another year to integrate. The grippy tannins balance the acidity and add to the Long- finish. This wine has good structure and is drinking well but will improve for 3-5 years.