Montes Alpha Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon
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$19.95 (322586)

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Critic Reviews (3)

Steve Thurlow
Steve Thurlow

The 2012 vintage is very similar to the 2011 with a nose of cassis fruit, black olive, tobacco with smoke, jam and...

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David Lawrason
David Lawrason

This is a quite gentle yet rich young cabernet currently encased in tannin on the one hand, and considerable oak and...

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Michael Godel
Michael Godel

Richer and mellow of personality, certainly by way of comparison with the 2011. The aromatics are more fireside on a...

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Community Reviews (1)

canuckft
canuckft

Each of the critics hit some nails on the heads. Gentle, rich, mellow, and, as per Steve, a lovely nose. Acidity and tannins only just sufficient. I didn't detect significant vanilla or oak, but that may be the age of the nose rather than the nose ;-). I think Michael's review got the overall feel right.

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