Wine Montes, "Alpha" Carmenere
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Reviews of purchase Montes, "Alpha" Carmenere
Wine of deep ruby red color.
Taste wine - sensual, balanced, juicy, soft, rounded tannins and a long finish.
Elegant aroma of the wine reveals notes of blackberry, red berries, dark chocolate, vanilla and spicy nuances.
Recommended wine with red meat, pork, lamb and pasta.
Montes "Alpha" - the first series of Chilean wines premium. These include the stylish "Alpha" Cabernet Sauvignon, charming "Alpha" Chardonnay, elegant "Alpha" Merlot, magnificent "Alpha" Syrah, expressive "Alpha" Pinot Noir and exclusive "Alpha" Carmenere.
"Alpha" Carmenere is created from grapes Carmenere and Cabernet Sauvignon collected on the estate "El Arcangel Marchigue", which is located in the West Valley Colchagua. Local, relatively cool climate makes it possible to harvest quite late, when the grapes are ripe as possible. Clay soil gives the taste of wine necessary power, and the addition of a small percentage of Cabernet Sauvignon enhances the potential for wine storage. After fermentation, the wine is aged 12 months in new and old French oak barrels. Recommended decantation in glass for an hour.
Montes winery, founded by the legendary winemaker Aurelio Montes and his partners in 1988 - an icon of the Chilean wine industry. From the first day of the company Montes its philosophy remains unchanged - the production of premium wines. Douglas Murray - one of the partners and founders of the company - said: "When we started the company Montes, our main goal was to show the world that Chile can produce high-quality wines prestigious premium, not only inexpensive wine for supermarkets. Today, after 20 years, we have read with great pride in the "Wine Spectator" that "now make wines of Chile compete with the best wines of the world." We are really proud to have made the first steps in this direction and have made a great contribution to the development of wine-making in Chile. "Montes logo reflects the basic idea of the company: the image of an angel symbolizes faith in the present and the future of Chilean wine, and the inscription" From Chile with pride "(in English the" From Chile with pride ") speaks for itself. Wine company are exported to more than 80 countries.
In early 2000, the son of the famous winemaker - Aurelio Jr. - founded the company "Kaiken" in Argentina, and 5 years ago started a very successful projects in California - "Napa Angel" and "Star Angel".
Montes winery and its founder, Aurelio Montes awarded numerous awards and prestigious titles. In 2007, the American magazine "Wine & Spirits" Montes called the company "Winery of the Year", and according to the magazine "Robb Report" she entered the hundred best manufacturers in the world. Aurelio Montes has repeatedly awarded the honorary title of "Winemaker of the Year", the Chilean president personally gave him an award for his help and advice wineries associations. Under his leadership, introduced innovative methods of work in the vineyards and new standards of quality in winemaking.