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Viña Montes is a modern-day success story. Started in only 1988, Montes has quickly realized the dream of its founders: pioneering the production of premium quality, “first-growth” Chilean wine respected by critics and trade, while elevating the winemaking profile of Chile on the world stage. Reaching such lofty goals in a very short period of time makes one wonder if the original founders Aurelio Montes, Douglas Murray, Alfredo Vidaurre and Pedro Grand had an angel watching over their...
Deep and intense carmine red in color with violet highlights. The complex nose offers outstanding aromas of figs and blackberries complemented by notes of crème de cassis, while spices appear over a backdrop of dark chocolate, leather and tobacco. Silky on the palate with perfectly rounded tannins that trigger an explosion of the fruit on the mid-palate. Tremendous volume and structure as it eases into its remarkably long finish—a faithful reflection of the virtues that the wonderful terroir of the Colchagua Valley offers year after year.
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Full body, juicy with chocolate, walnut and currant. Bright and firm. Lovely texture and solid.See detailed press review