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Wine Montes, "Alpha" Cabernet Sauvignon, 2012

$ 21
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Ratings and Awards
WS 88
JR 16
FM 93
JS 92
74 ratings for other vintages
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Tasting Notes


Wine of intense ruby ​​red color.


Taste wine - refined, beautifully structured and balanced, full, harmonious, with hints of toffee, vanilla and coffee, powerful but rounded tannins and a long, persistent finish.


The wine has an elegant, complex aroma with notes of blackberry, chocolate, plum and violet shades of black pepper, oak, vanilla and cigar box.


The wine is recommended to serve with red meat, pasta with bolognese sauce, beef, breaded, fried pork fillet with fennel and mustard seeds and dark chocolate. It is recommended to decant for an hour before serving.

Interesting Facts

Montes "Alpha" - the first series of Chilean wines premium. These include the stylish "Alpha" Cabernet Sauvignon, charming "Alpha" Chardonnay, elegant "Alpha" Merlot, magnificent "Alpha" Syrah, expressive "Alpha" Pinot Noir and exclusive "Alpha" Carmenere.

"Alpha" Cabernet Sauvignon - a leader among other Chilean wines. One of the first vintages "Alpha" Cabernet Sauvignon, released in 1987, almost immediately was considered the best wine ten extracts. Harvest Cabernet Sauvignon and a small percentage of Merlot Colchagua Valley is going. During the vinification must undergoes a light filtration and exposure for a year in French oak barrels (some new). The wine has a large storage capacity - more than 10 years, although it can be drunk young and. Before use, we recommend decanting in the glass about 1 hour.

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 objective was to prove to 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.


  • Color depth: saturated
  • Body/Saturation: full-bodied
  • Serving temperature: 18°С
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  • Aging potential: 10 years
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