Boozy gift guide
Montes Alpha Carmenére and Alpha M
Heralding from Montes’ Archangel Estate, Montes Alpha Carmenére is a beautifully smooth and balanced wine. This deep and lively ruby red Carmenére displays lovely black pepper aromas with hints of red berries, chocolate, a bit of vanilla and black plums. It has a distinctively smooth mouth feel, with soft, rounded tannins. Carmenére goes well with a variety of dishes, making it a nice alternative to other reds. Perfect with lamb, beef stew or spicy cocktail sausages.
A powerful wine with very good level of soft and rounded tannins Alpha M possesses an intense dark red colour. The wine is elegant and has a very well defined character. The 5% of Petit Verdot is adding an extra element of complexity. There is a pleasant and harmonious marriage of fruit and the French Having a south-west exposure allows us to have exactly the right level of hours of sunlight. The ocean breeze provides a cooling effect, ideal for slow maturation of the grape soak. Delicious with a variety of British beef dishes
Montes Alpha Carmenére, RRP £13.99 / Alpha M RRP £40 / Available from Waitrose
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