Saturday, January 28, 2012

Quickie Review: ***+ $$ Montes Syrah Alpha, Chile, 2007 - GOOD VALUE

Find today's prices and retail availability for Montes Syrah Alpha.

About quickie reviews: These review are made on the run, typically at large wine tastings, where the opportunity to settle in with a wine is limited.  Nonetheless, key elements on the nose or palate are indicated, along with Spirit of Wine rating.

Quickie tasting notes:  This is Montes Syrah Alpha, Chile, 2007.  Deep and oxidized on the nose, but moves to rich, dark, purple tones on the palate.
Overall: Rates three stars on the five-star Spirit of Wine scale, with a plus for potency.  Good value.

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