Montes Classic Series Cabernet Sauvignon 2014


SKU 10123


TOP 100 WINE OF THE YEAR 2016 : This Cabernet has been a huge success at the Bottle Shop. Made of 85% Cabernet Sauvignon and 15% Merlot, this was aged for 6 months in French oak, and has good body with cassis, black cherry, mint and spice complexities. Made from grapes grown in Chile's Colchagua Valley, which has become famous for good Cabernet's, this is one of the greatest value in Cabernet in the market. Winemaker/Owner Aurelio Montes was named "Winemaker of the Year" by Wine Spectator in the years 2002 and 2006. Montes and his partners run a great, quality-driven operation in both Chile and in Argentina at Kaiken.
Category Red Wine
Country Chile
Region Colchagua
Brand Montes
Alcohol/vol 13.5%
  • ws90

Wine SpectatorThere's minerally freshness to the ripe dark plum, blackberry and cherry flavors, with peppery hints. Well-structured and crisp midpalate, featuring Asian spice and black fig notes on the finish. Drink now through 2020. 50,000 cases imported.

Kim Marcus, December 31, 2016
  • wa85

Wine AdvocateI got exactly what I expected from the 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Classic Series, a soft, polished, and easy to drink Cabernet that is both straightforward and pleasant. They produce over two million bottles of this.

Luis Gutierrez, December 30, 2015