2000 Montes Alpha Syrah, Curico Valley

Producer: Montes [Discover Wine]
Vintage: 2000
Grape variety: Syrah/Shiraz
Origin: Chile, The Central Valley, Rapel Valley
Appellation: Santa Cruz - Colchagua Valley
Date tasted: 14 January 2004
Price when tasted: £11.99
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Tasting notes

14/01/2004

<li> excellent fruit/acid balance <li> at its finest in 2/3 years<br /><br /> Aurelio Montes is probably the most respected – as well as being one of the most adventurous – wine producers in Chile. In 1984 he moved to Vina San Pedro as Head Winemaker an

01/10/2001

This Syrah takes over on the palate, with ripe, vibrant, spicy fruit, smoothness from 12 months in French oak, and a fine grip of tannin on the finish. Already delicious to drink, it will evolve over two or three years.

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