Montes Alpha Merlot Colchagua Valley 2010

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"Coffee and mocha notes lead the way for medium-weight plum, blackberry and licorice flavors, followed by a fleshy fi...

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deep color, subtle fuits, low tannins, smooth in finish, nothing offends Read more

Spicy wine with notes of some red fruit. Ok, not great. Read more

Very rich, stewed in sweet plumbs, oaky full body. Very yummy and drinkable. Read more

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User Reviews for Montes Alpha Merlot Colchagua Valley

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Snooth User: wlstiles3
159372351
3.00 5
Vintage: 2006 04/05/2009

deep color, subtle fuits, low tannins, smooth in finish, nothing offends


Snooth User: ehrenfrd
83800139
2.50 5
Vintage: 2006 04/14/2009

Spicy wine with notes of some red fruit. Ok, not great.


Snooth User: brianm1962
10053855
4.00 5
Vintage: 2006 04/18/2010

Very rich, stewed in sweet plumbs, oaky full body. Very yummy and drinkable.


Snooth User: scotchlife
12600752
2.50 5
Vintage: 2006 02/16/2009

This is probably a great wine for people who love complex acidic wines that offer many different tastes. This wine smells and tastes like a Cab Sav to me, and is a great wine for heavy steaks, etc... I however am not a fan, like my Syrah's to be more balanced and possess more silky tannins.


Snooth User: joshqmorton
3698012
3.00 5
Vintage: 2006 11/30/2007

Good for everyday, but really over oaked


Snooth User: dbhonig
283711,150
4.00 5
Vintage: 2004 02/15/2009

maple and berries in nose. Cocoa, vanilla, blueberry, but earthy and not oversweet. Finish medium length, dry with cocoa and berries.


Snooth User: WineFlyer
3494940
4.50 5
Vintage: 2004 11/17/2007

1) Excellent Crimson Red Bright ruby Colour. Good Legs 2) Bouquet of Plum, Spice and Red berries and chocolate 3) Palate: Soft with Plum, spice and hint of strawberry, Cherry and mint. Good hint of Oak and Tobacco. 4) V well balanced with Excellent smooth finish with good length. Nice Silky and velvety aftertaste. 5) Great with Lamb chops and other red meat. Great with Cheese. 6) Nice complexity. Note: 90% Merlot 10% Carmenere.


External Reviews for Montes Alpha Merlot Colchagua Valley

External Review
Vintage: 2009 02/28/2013

Rubinrot. Starke Aromen von roten Beeren, schwarzen Kirschen und schwarzem Pfeffer. Im Gaumen ein wohlschmeckender körperreicher Wein mit Geschmacksnoten von Vanille und Toast, mit einem langanhaltenden Abgang.


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Vintage: 2008 01/03/2012

A bit earthy in color; itrsquo;s not your average bright ruby. The nose is more refined and condensed than one might expect, with subdued scents of raspberry, plum and cola. Suave in terms of texture, and long on the finish.


External Review
Vintage: 2008 05/22/2011

Soft and ripe, with easy plum and red berry fruit. Hints of toast and herbs on the finish. Drink now.


External Review
Vintage: 2008 09/27/2011

Tasty mixed berry fruit gets a shading of roasted vanilla and briar on the open-knit finish.


External Review
Vintage: 2008 01/03/2012

Therersquo;s a Spanish accent to this spicy, cinnamon-scented red, with its smooth texture, predominant oak and sweet cherry flavors. Not an ager, it offers easy-drinking now.


External Review
Vintage: 2008 05/22/2011

Montes has produced a young Merlot with some oak aging. It is elegant, refined with a marked fruitiness almost irresistible to Merlot lovers and to those who sample it for the first time. One can detect notes of strong, spicy black pepper, full of harmony and soft to the palate. A blending of 15% Cabernet Sauvignon with this Merlot marries with the oak, and gives structure and finesse that will also permit long term aging.


External Review
Vintage: 2008 05/22/2011

Jammy style, with raspberry and plum flavors and a dose of toast. Chunky, with moderate grip in the end, so drink up with barbecue. Drink now.


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Ratings & Tags for Montes Alpha Merlot Colchagua Valley

595794 Snooth User: Leo88
rated this wine
4.00 5
2008 09/30/2010

613576 Snooth User: lockmon
rated this wine
3.00 5
2007 06/19/2011

489625 Snooth User: nswords
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2007 05/28/2010

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2006 08/21/2008

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2006 05/20/2010

rated this wine
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2004 07/12/2011

131846 Snooth User: Jenfoye
rated this wine
4.50 5
2004 02/05/2009

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Winemaker's Notes:

"Coffee and mocha notes lead the way for medium-weight plum, blackberry and licorice flavors, followed by a fleshy finish."-Wine Spectator

"Coffee and mocha notes lead the way for medium-weight plum, blackberry and licorice flavors, followed by a fleshy finish."-Wine Spectator

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