Wine Montes, "Alpha" Malbec, 2011
Reviews of purchase Montes, "Alpha" Malbec, 2011
Wine of intense red color with almost black shades.
Taste wine - soft, harmonious, with notes of red fruits, hints of violets, silky tannins and a long finish.
Elegant aroma of the wine reveals notes of ripe red fruits and spices (black pepper).
Wine perfectly combined with venison, leg of lamb and pasta.
In the production of wine "Alpha" Malbec grape varieties used Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon. 45% Malbec grapes grown on the estate Marchigue, 45% - in the Apalta. Cabernet Sauvignon is also growing on the territory of Apalta. After fermentation, the wine is aged 12 months in French oak barrels (60% - old). Recommended decanting in the glass for 30 minutes.
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.