Montes Alpha Chardonnay 2009, Casablanca Valley Bottle

Cost: $19.95
Grape Variety: Chardonnay
Category: White Wine
Appellation: VINTAGES
Country: Chile
Region: Casablanca Valley
Format: 750 mL
Producer: Montes S.A.
Alcohol: 14.0 %
Description: Gold in colour with a medium+ intensity on the nose.

Positives: Medium toasted oak with bananas flambé, guava, tangerine, lemon candy & pineapple. Full body with medium acid, medium+ length & the alcohol is well integrated.

Negatives: Too much bananas flambé.

Interesting Point: This series is consistent year to year. I was able to get it on sale at the LCBO for $14.05.

Drink on its own now or pair it with BBQ herb & garlic scampi.

Tasted: 18 May 12

Score: 8.5+/10, Value: 8.5+/10, Total: 17.5/20

Out of 5 stars, I rated this wine: 4

LCBO#: 390203

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