Saturday, August 5, 2017

Montes' ~Classic Series~ Colchagua Valley 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon (Chile)

Montes' ~Classic Series~ Colchagua Valley 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon (Chile), $11.89-$13.99, 86 points, poured core black grading purple/red toward the clear wine ring and glass bowl of light draping.
Aromas of black fruit, cedar, and nuanced with hints of coffee and tobacco were okay.
Full-bodied with good acidity and firm escalating tannins managed plum, pomegranate, blackberry, and tobacco flavors.
Finished on the trailing palate. plummy, spicy and with a modest 13.5% alcohol.
Paired unsuccessfully with our pepperoni pizza.


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  1. This is one of my favorite of your photographs. My eyes are first attracted to the enlarged angel, then immediately drawn to the bright, crisp, accented label. This is indeed a classic!