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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...
Intense purplish-red in colour. Abundant blue and red berries on the nose, with seductive notes of dark berry fruit, vanilla and a touch of chocolate. Vibrant and round on the palate with very soft, well-balanced tannins. An impeccable Syrah from Colchagua.
- 93 Points -
Amazing aromas of tea leaf, blueberry, flint and light spice. Full body, fresh and very clean, yet finishes delicate and crisp. Complex flavors of hazelnut, chocolate and meat.See detailed press review
- 92 Points -
Kim Marcus, 2016
A lithe, rich and concentrated red, with dark plum, currant and bramble flavors flanked by Asian spice and mocha notes. Dark chocolate details fill the creamy and sumptuous finish.See detailed press review
- 90 Points -
The grapes that go into Alpha all come from the slopes above the winery, making a big, bold, extracted style with lots of colour and concentration, firmish tannins and 15% new oak. Powerful stuff that needs food to show at its best.See detailed press review