Montes Purple Angel 2006

Red Blend Red Blend
Colchagua Valley, Chile

$50.00 (Agent)

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Examined at a private function; stated price is an estimate
91 pts
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Critic Reviews (1)

Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

One of three ‘ultra-premium’ wines now produced here, the 2006 Purple Angel delivers superb structure, robustness,...

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Jason LeBlanc
Jason LeBlanc

The 2006 Purple
Angel is composed of 92% Carmenere
and 8% Petit Verdot (an increasingly
important blending grape in Chile)
aged for 18 months in new French oak
before bottling without filtration.
Purple/black in color, it has a splendid
perfume of toasty oak, pencil lead,
incense, sage, blueberry, and blackberry.
Layered, bordering on opulent,
this full-throttle wine has gobs of fruit,
succulent flavors, and a long, pure
finish. Cellar it for 5-7 years and drink
it from 2015 to 2026. It is another
example of just how good Carmenere
can be when grown in the right terroir
with extended hang-time.

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