2001 Montes Sauvignon Blanc Reserve (Fume Blanc), Curico Valley

Producer: Montes [Discover Wine]
Vintage: 2001
Grape variety: Sauvignon Blanc
Origin: Chile, The Central Valley, Curico Valley
Appellation: Curico Valley
Date tasted: 15 January 2004
Price when tasted: US$8.99
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Tasting notes

15/01/2004

<li> a lively, vibrant Sauvignon Blanc <li> drink over the next two years <br /><br /> Though Sauvignon lovers are not in the habit of looking to Chile for their favorite wine, this new Montes Reserve might changed their ways. Labeled Fume Blanc to dis

01/01/2001

Labeled Fume Blanc to distinguish it from the lighter, crisper no oak Sauvignon Blanc from the same vintage, the Reserve is aged for a few months in American oak. Quite assertive, it displays lively melon, grassy, and vanilla scents with hints of lemon, g

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