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Montes Alpha Syrah 2013

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SKU 715126000161

750ml

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From our La Finca estate, in the Apalta Valley, the 1999 vintage was our first Syrah. This is the scarcest of our Alpha wines. Yields are very low at only 6 tonnes per hectare. The wine is aged in French oak barrels for one year and has only one soft filtering. In the manner of Rhone producers, Aurelio adds a small percentage of Cabernet Sauvignon, also originating from Apalta, and some Viognier, to the final mixture. Of intense ruby red color, it has a great aroma with floral, tobacco and leather notes. Strong and full-bodied on the palate, with soft and mature tannins. A very long, elegant and satisfying aftertaste. A superb Syrah.
Category Red Wine
Varietals
Country Chile
Region Colchagua
Brand Montes
Alcohol/vol 14.5%
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Wine EnthusiastRed currant and raspberry flavors are concentrated and well-structured in this dense, rich style. Ripe midpalate, with a finish that lingers with dark chocolate, dried meat and spice notes. Drink now through 2020. 1,000 cases imported.

Michael Schachner, November 1, 2016
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Wine SpectatorRed currant and raspberry flavors are concentrated and well-structured in this dense, rich style. Ripe midpalate, with a finish that lingers with dark chocolate, dried meat and spice notes. Drink now through 2020. 1,000 cases imported.

Kim Marcus, May 31, 2016