Tuesday, 25 January 2011

TN : Purple Angel 2007, Montes, Colchagua Valley, Chile

This wine is a blend of 92% Carmenere and 8% Petit Verdot. The Carmenere is from Marchique and the Petit Verdot comes from Apalta. The vineyard yield was 3.7 tons per hectare. This wine spent 18 months in French oak barrels and was bottled unfiltered. The pH is 3.61, total acidity is 3.76 grammes per litre, volatile acidity is 0.65 grammes per litre, residual sugar is 2.65 grammes per litre, and free SO2 is 0.026 grammes per litre.

Colour : Dark blackberry

Aroma : Blackcurrant, green pepper, oak

Taste : Vanilla, toast, liqourice, lashings of polished oak, tobacco, green pepper, spice

Alcohol : 15%

Price : 399 SEK

Mark : B

Website : Montes

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