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The Montes Alpha Cabernet Sauvignon is a wonderful red wine cuvée of Cabernet Sauvignon (90%) and Merlot (10%).
In the glass this Chilean red wine delights with a strong ruby red color. The elegant, complex and intense bouquet unfolds strong aromas of violets and red fruits - especially heart cherries - as well as notes of blackberry, chocolate and black pepper with a hint of cigar box. Vanilla, caramel and coffee notes of the oak maturity complete the aromas of the nose. On the palate, this fine and excellent red wine from Chile convinces with a wonderful balance, a great structure, a medium body and firm and round tannins. This red wine closes with a long and persistent reverberation.
Vinification of Cabernet Sauvignon Montes Alpha
Both the Cabernet Sauvignon and the Merlot grapes are harvested by hand at optimum ripeness. After complete destemming, the grapes are separated from each other and fermented. Alcoholic fermentation is followed by an extended mashing life. This gives this red wine its strong aromas, intense color and wonderful tannins. The ageing for this red wine takes place for 12 months in French oak barriques. Only when bottling is the Montes Alpha Cabernet Sauvignon harmoniously rounded off with the 10% Merlot content.
Food recommendation for the Montes Alpha Cabernet Sauvignon
This dry red wine from Chile is an ideal accompaniment to pasta with Bolognese sauce, red meat, roasted veal chops with Cabernet sauce, pork ribs, Mongolian beef and dark chocolate.
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|Type of Wine:||Red wine|
|Region:||Valle Central (CL)|
|Sub region:||Valle de Rapel (CL)|
|Occasion & Theme:||family event , perfect for an evening in front of the chimney , Gift for customers , Romantic Dinner , Christmas , winter wine|
|Location:||Valle de Colchagua|
|Ageing in:||small barrel|
|Grape Variety:||Cabernet Sauvignon , Merlot|
|Maturation:||French Oak , Barrique 225 l|
|Duration of maturation (in Months):||12|
|Aromas & Palate Notes:||toasted wood , Blackberry , Sour cherry , Violets , Vanilla , Eucalyptus , Chocolate|
|Optimal serving temperature in °C:||15 - 18|
|Style:||Overseas , classic , fragrant|
|Food Pairing:||dark food , Bright and hearty dishes , spicy food|
|Glass recommendation:||Red wine glass|
|Bottle design & equipment:||Bordeaux bottle , classic|
|Bottle size in l:||0,75|
|Alcohol % ABV:||14,0|
|Allergens & Misc. Ingredients:||contains sulfites and sulfur dioxide|
|Distributor:||Wein Service Bonn GmbH - DE-ÖKO-005 - Königswinterer Str. 552 - 53227 Bonn - Deutschland|
Ein harmonischer Cabernet Sauvignonn ohne falschen Erdtonnoten!Ernst Wolf | 8 May 2018
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