With original grapes 90% Carmenère and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon.
Montes Alpha has launched its Carmenère from Viña Montes to the Chilean market, a wine it reports presents aromas of ripe black fruits, such as blueberries and blackberries, accompanied by spicy notes such as pepper, which are combined with hints of tobacco and vanilla from aging in French barrels oak.
“This new wine is produced at the Montes Alpha level, with native grapes – 90% Carmenère and 10% Cabernet Sauvignon – from our famous El Arcángel de Marchigüe estate, which is considered a discovery area for the production of premium red wines in Chile,” he said. said Aurelio Montes, president of Viña Montes.
For the winemaker, the 2007 vintage is considered the best in the last 25 years. Its specialty was an abundant and mild autumn, which allowed the tannins to wait and ripen properly without losing concentration and fruit.
One of the main markets targeted for this Carmenère is North America. His first production was two thousand boxes, and he hopes to reach 15 thousand in the future.