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Montes Montes Alpha Carmenere

Montes Alpha Carmenere

£13.75

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Size: 75cl

Optn: 2018 Red

  • Carmenère is grown in the finest vineyards in Chile's Colchagua Valley, giving Montes a huge head start in producing this near flawless wine.
  • Part of the Montes Alpha range, this belongs to a group of wines that have given Chile the reputation for making outstanding wines at affordable prices
  • Intense fruity aromas, a full-bodied luxurious palate with a spicy finish that lingers in the mouth long after leaving the mouth

Brief Description

Tasting Notes

Montes Carmenère is deep ruby red in colour with intense aromas of blackberries, figs and dried plums and notes of nutmeg, black pepper and dark chocolate.

The palate is lush and full-bodied, with soft tannins leading to a long, elegant finish.

About

The Carmenère grapes come from Montes' own vineyards in Apalta and Marchigüe, arguably two of the finest sites in the Colchagua Valley.

In Apalta cool ocean breezes and low night-time temperatures help to moderate this warm area, allowing for slow ripening, while planting on slopes creates the exposure to produce richly ripened fruit tastes.

The Carmenère are cold soaked for five days to extract aroma and colour followed by fermentation in stainless steel tanks for 12 days and were then kept on the skins to impart structure and colour.

Finally the wine is matured for 12 months in French oak barrels.

Ideal with...

Oven baked meats, Beef Brisket, Lamb with mint sauce or Pork ribs with bbq sauce.

Specifications

ABV: 14.50

Country: Chile

Grape Variety: Carmenere

Vintage: 2018

Wine Colour: Red

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General Information

You can buy Montes Montes Alpha Carmenere today and have it delivered in Eccleston, or most of the St Helens area that same day. All other UK mainland deliveries are shipped out either the same day or next day (click here for cut off times and delivery charges) on a 24 hour courier service.

We regularly check our prices against a wide spread of online retailers to ensure we are competitively priced. For some lines we know we offer the lowest regular prices in the UK, for most others we are very competitive. However we know sometimes we miss something, so if you contact us, we'll always check to see if we can offer a price match against our competition.

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