Montes Alpha Merlot 2021
Montes Alpha Merlot
The Montes Alpha Merlot has a deep ruby red colour with a violet hue.
Montes Alpha Merlot is tremendously aromatic plums, blueberries and cherries are supported by fresh caramel, sweet spices, mocha and a touch of blackcurrant liqueur.
Montes Alpha Merlot is strong but not overpowering, toasty aromas from the French oak are very well integrated with the fruit bouquet.
The Montes Alpha Merlot well-balanced palate features round tannins, very good structure and body with an impressive persistence.
- Montes Alpha Merlot is a handsome ruby-red colour. Outstanding nose of red berries, black cherry, black pepper, with hints of tobacco. These elements come through on the palate, revealing a full-bodied wine. Mid-palate is round and velvety, with an added touches of vanilla and toast, followed by a long and smooth finish. Very elegant.
Montes was established in 1988 by Aurelio Montes, Douglas Murray, Alfredo Vidaurre and Pedro Grand, with the aim to produce the best wines in Chile from the best regions.
The Montes Alpha Cabernet Sauvignon, first produced in 1987, broke the mould for premium wines in Chile. Since then, Alpha has gone from being a wine to being the core range in the Montes portfolio.
The grapes and sites are carefully selected in order to ensure varietal integrity and complexity . Viticulture is hands on and individual rather than mechanical and industrial.
The result is a range of wines that offer superb value within the premium wine market - whether from Chile or anywhere else. http://www.monteswines.com/en/
- Montes seems like a dream, and that’s truly how it began, gradually becoming reality. It was in 1987 that our two original founders, Aurelio Montes and Douglas Murray, both highly experienced wine professionals, wanted to realize their dream of producing Chilean wines a quantum-leap higher in quality than the standards of the time. In 1988, they joined up with the other two founders, Alfredo Vidaurre and Pedro Grand, who brought their own complementary skills and expertise to the venture. And thus Montes was born, at first under the name Discover Wine. It was a dream come true for four great visionaries who succeeded in taking Montes wines from nowhere to more than 100 countries worldwide; by making ‘first growth’ wines respected and admired by the world’s critics and trade, and by drawing attention to what Chile was capable of producing. After we created the first Montes Alpha Cabernet Sauvignon - through hard work and passion - it didn’t take long to achieve recognition. It was a mould-breaking wine that immediately raised the bar for other Chilean producers. Concentrated, complex and stylish, its success was
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