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From our "La Finca" Estate, in the Apalta Valley, The scarcest of our ALPHA line, it shows how promising the Apalta V...Read more...
I actually found this to be flat and little too earthy. Note the strong notes or body that people have described. Read more
Went down well with a nice meaty, tomato pasta. Aroma a little woody. Taste was dark berries with long finish. medium to high tannins. Read more
Another great choice for a good lounge drink. Nice body. Read more
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I actually found this to be flat and little too earthy. Note the strong notes or body that people have described.
Went down well with a nice meaty, tomato pasta. Aroma a little woody. Taste was dark berries with long finish. medium to high tannins.
Another great choice for a good lounge drink. Nice body.
Absolute gorgeous fruitbomb of a wine.
The best Syrah I've tasted. I liked better than the "M." It does take at least an hour to be ready for drinking. I noticed a bit of spiciness at the end.
Enjoyed this bottle with the Neelys. Cork split, but yummy either way!
External Reviews for Montes Syrah Colchagua Valley Alpha
Montes Folly Syrah 2004: stark limitiert ! ,Dekantier-Empfehlung (1 Std. vorher belüften), empf. Trinktemperatur 16-18°C, in Barriques gereift (18 Monate), lagerfähig 15 - 20 Jahre ab JahrgangJahrgang: 2004Inhalt: 0,75 LRegion: Curicó-Lontué-ValleyWeingut: MontesRebsorte: 100% SyrahRestzucker: 3 g/LiterRestsäure: 5,5 g/LiterAlkoholgehalt: 14,5 % Rotwein
From our "La Finca" Estate, in the Apalta Valley, The scarcest of our ALPHA line, it shows how promising the Apalta Valley slopes are. Yield is very low, only 6 tons per hectare. It has been aged in French oak for one year and had only one soft filtering. Aurelio has added 7% of Cabernet Sauvignon and a 3% of Viognier to the final blend. Of intense ruby red color, it has a great aroma with floral, tobacco and leathery notes. Strong and full bodied to the palate, with soft and mature tannins. A very long, elegant and satisfying after taste. A superb Syrah. The up front nose is fruity, black cherries, hints of strawberries, and all well combined with a smoky spiciness, that adds elegance and complexity. The 7% of Cabernet Sauvignon is adding structure and hints of cassis and berries while the 3% of Viognier adds a nice and delicate floral touch. The oak is well assembled and combined with this strong, soft ,velvety wine.
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