Introducing the exquisite 2019 Montes Cabernet Sauvignon, a red wine that embodies the essence of the Maipo Valley in Chile. With its deep garnet hue and enticing aromas, this wine is a true masterpiece crafted by the renowned producer, Montes.
As you pour a glass of this captivating Cabernet Sauvignon, you are immediately greeted by intense aromas that transport you to an enchanting garden. The bouquet unfolds with notes of blackcurrants, violets, and flower stems, intertwined with hints of bark and wet earth. The perfume is elevated by delicate nuances of mushrooms, black truffles, and tobacco, creating a symphony of scents that capture the essence of a classic Cabernet Sauvignon.
On the palate, the Montes Cabernet Sauvignon unveils its true personality. Medium-to-full-bodied, it showcases a remarkably smooth and refined texture, thanks to its ultra-fine tannins. The integration of flavors is nothing short of exceptional, as each sip reveals new dimensions and complexities. This wine lingers on the tongue, unfolding its layers of flavor for minutes on end, leaving a lasting impression.
Crafted from hand-selected grapes grown in the prestigious Maipo Alto region, this wine reflects the unique terroir of the area. The vineyards benefit from the perfect balance of sunlight and cool breezes, resulting in grapes that are rich in flavor and character. Aged for 18 months in French oak barrels, this wine has acquired a subtle touch of cedar and a gentle balsamic layer, enhancing its overall elegance.
Critics have praised the 2019 Montes Cabernet Sauvignon, recognizing its exceptional quality. James Suckling awarded this wine an outstanding score of 98 points, describing it as a "terrific, new pure Cabernet Sauvignon." He predicts that while it is already enjoyable, it will reach its peak after 2025. Vinous also lauds this wine, awarding it a score of 94 points and praising its well-polished tannins and lingering dark fruit flavors.
The 2019 Montes Cabernet Sauvignon is a wine that captivates both the senses and the soul. With its neoclassical nature and remarkable drinkability, it is a true classic in the making. Whether enjoyed now or aged to perfection, this wine is sure to leave a lasting impression on every wine connoisseur.