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2014 MONTES Alpha Syrah

MONTES Alpha Syrah 2014

22.99* CAD

$22.99* * Suggested retail price

  • Portfolio
  • Portfolio
  • Trialto
  • Product code
  • Product code
  • 603548
  • Format
  • Format
  • 12x750ml
  • Listing type
  • Listing type
  • Specialty listingRead more
  • Status
  • Status
  • AvailableRead more
  • Country
  • Country
  • Chile
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • Denominación de origen (DO)
  • Region
  • Region
  • Valle Central
  • Subregion
  • Subregion
  • Valle del Rappel, Valle de Colchagua
  • Classification
  • Classification
  • Estate bottled - embotellado en origen
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Syrah 90 %
    Cabernet Sauvignon 7 %
    Viognier 3 %
  • Alcohol Level
  • Alcohol Level
  • 14.5%
  • Color
  • Color
  • Red
  • Closure type
  • Closure type
  • Cork
  • About this winery

    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...

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  • Tasting notes

    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.

Press reviews

  • - 93 Points -

    May 2016

    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.

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  • - 92 Points -

    Kim Marcus, 2016

    SMART BUY

    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.

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  • - 90 Points -

    March 2017

    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. 

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