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    Montes Alpha Merlot 2017 - Montes

    Montes Alpha Merlot 2017 - Montes

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  • 70011-CL-RW-BL-231-10
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    delivery time approx 6 workdays

    Country: Chile
    Region: Valle Central
    Winery: Montes Chile
    Style of Wine: Red Wine
    Grape Variety: Carménère, Merlot
    Vintage: 2017
    Sweetness: dry
    Style: New World, fragrant
    Occasion & Theme: family event, Fireplace evening, romantic dinner, Christmas, winter wine
    Alcohol % ABV: 14
    Allergens & Misc. Ingredients: Contains Sulphites and Sulphur Dioxide
    The Montes Alpha Merlot is a wonderful blend of Merlot (90%) and Carménère (10%). A deep,... more

    Montes Alpha Merlot 2017 - Montes

    The Montes Alpha Merlot is a wonderful blend of Merlot (90%) and Carménère (10%).

    A deep, concentrated cherry red colour shines in the glass. In the nose, aromas of ripe red and black berries (especially strawberries) merge with juicy cherries. Fine floral notes harmonise perfectly with the spicy notes of oak wood maturity such as coffee, tobacco and vanilla. On the palate this Chilean red wine is juicy and full-bodied with an aromatic plum fruit and notes of dark baked cocoa. Velvety mature tannins give this red wine a soft texture and a long, elegant and silky finish.

    Vinification of Montes Alpha Merlot

    The grapes thrive in the vineyards of the highly acclaimed Finca de Apalta, located southwest of the capital Santiago de Chile in the Apalta Valley. The Apalta Valley has developed into one of the best - if not the best - regions for Chilean red wine.

    After careful hand-picking of all grapes at optimal ripeness, they are brought to the wine cellar for complete destemming and maceration. After alcoholic fermentation this wine is still on the mash to concentrate the strong aromas, the wonderful colour and the silky tannins from the berry skins. The ageing takes place for 12 months in French oak barriques.

    Food recommendation for the Merlot Montes Alpha

    We recommend this dry red wine from Chile with pasta with wild mushrooms, corn poulard, roast turkey from the oven with berry compote or chestnuts, wild poultry, shoulder of lamb or braised beef with herbs or oriental dishes.

    Sub region: Valle de Rapel
    Location: Valle de Colchagua
    Ageing: small barrel
    Type of Wine: Stillwein
    Wine Color: Red
    Soil & Location: Sand
    Harvest Method: Handpicked
    Maturation: French Oak, Barrique 225 L
    Duration of mauturation (in Months): 12
    Aromas & Palate Notes: berry fruit, stone fruits, floral, spicy, dřevité
    Mouthfeel/ Texture: velvety, dense
    Finish: long
    Optimal serving temperature in °C: 15 - 18
    Food Pairing: dark food, bright, hearty dishes
    Glass Recommendation: Bordeaux Glass
    Bottle Design & Features: Bordeaux Style, classic
    Bottle size in L: 0.75
    Closure: Cork
    Distributor: Wein Service Bonn GmbH - DE-ÖKO-005 - Königswinterer Str. 552 - 53227 Bonn - Deutschland
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