Montes Folly (750ml)

  • Wine Type

    Red Wine

  • Size

    750ml

  • Vintage

    —-

  • Country

    Chile

  • Region

    Central Valley

  • Sub-Region

    Colchagua

  • Grape

    Syrah

  • Farming Method

    Conventional Learn More

  • Food Pairing

    BBQGameRed Meat

In 1987, Aurelio Montes and Douglas Murray, both highly experienced wine professionals, wanted to realize their dream of producing Chilean wines a quantum-leap higher in quality than the standards of the time. In 1988, they joined up with the other two founders, Alfredo Vidaurre and Pedro Grand, who brought their own complementary skills and expertise to the venture. And thus Montes was born.

Tasting Notes

The wine presents an impressive, deep red colour, with purple borders. On the nose, the wine shows great potency and complexity of aromas, ranging from ripe red and black fruit to black pepper, nutmeg, candy, and leather; leading to the aromas acquired after lengthy aging in oak barrels, including tobacco, toast, vanilla, and liqueur. The palate is equally broad and balanced, with big body and a silky sensation that remains for a long, pleasing finish.

Method

Widely considered Chile’s best Syrah.  Made from grapes sourced from Apalta Valley, Colchagua.  70% of the wine was aged for 18 months in first use French oak barrels. 

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$90.00

*All prices include applicable taxes and bottle deposit.

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