92pointsMontes 2006 Alpha M Red (Santa Cruz)

Opens with a sublime bouquet of tobacco, perfume and baked cherry that conveys a sense of elegance. The palate is saturated and full, with integrated tannins and flavors of molasses, licorice and prime black fruits. This is probably a denser, slightly more ripe version of “M” than in past years, evidenced by the licorice, sweetness and coffee on the chewy finish. Drink now and over the next couple of years. Michael Schachner

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  • Alcohol
    14.5%
  • Bottle Size
    750 ml
  • Category
    Red
  • Importer
    Guarachi Wine Partners
  • Date Published
    7/1/2009
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