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Rich and chocolatey Chilean red wine...mmmm..

Advantages: Well balanced, indulgent, widely available
Disadvantages: Pity it can't be slightly cheaper !

Chile has taken one of Bordeaux’s famous black grape varieties, Cabernet Sauvignon, and has made some very good value, attractive, easy drinking and vibrantly fruity wines. This is in contrast to the more tannic, earthy, savoury and herby characteristics ...

zallin 30.07.2007 · Read full review
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Review of Montes Alpha Cabernet Sauvignon

Que Syrah, Syrah !

Advantages: Complex mix of fruity elegance and power
Disadvantages: May need some ageing to soften

I was looking for that special wine to enhance an eagerly anticipated occasion and decided that £10 was a reasonable amount to expend. Chile often scores highly on value for money so for a tenner getting a real stonker should be possible. Waitrose came to ...

zallin 28.02.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Montes Alpha Syrah