...experiences, tastings and stories between friends with the same passion...

segunda-feira, 26 de maio de 2008

Tasting Montes Cabernet/ Carmenére Limited selection 2003


After a very interesting experience in Chile, for Harvest time, I am now finally back at home!

I promised to post some of the wines I tasted there but to be honest it was a very busy time, specially because of the huge amount of grapes processed ( something like 8-9 million kgs….) and so time to post wasn´t that much…

Well…but now I´m back and I brought some bottles with me (declared at the airport, of course….) and so I´ll try to redime myself and post as much as I can! (I hope my liver can hold on…..)

So…to start I opened a bottle of this wine at Almeida´s place ( it is always such a nice time that we spend there usually with his family and specially with his father that knows a lot of the wine business and always adds something interesting to the conversation) and if for me it wasn´t a surprise because I´ve tasted it in Chile, I think for my friends it was a nice one!

Made with 70% cabernet and 30% Carmenére ( a almost “dead” French grape variety that is now one of Chile´s most appreciated ones), was a excellent nose, with a lot of freshness, green peppers, spicy (a bit look-a-like Touriga Nacional I think) and in the mouth shows very round tannins, good attack , balanced, nice acidity, but being a “easy to drink” wine I think its´time to drink it showing now all his potencial.

Has a good mouthfeel with a spicy finale. A really nice wine to drink and with a very good QPR.

Drink it now. 88 points.

4 comentários:

Ricardo Nunes disse...

Sniperboy...

This is a blog/Project from 4 friends that
have the same passion....wine!
As you can easily see,we don´t play poker here so if you have any kind of poker problem, keep it to poker foruns or to anywhere else except here...
If you want to talk about wines feel free to post but if you continue with this kind of crying baby coments I will delete them and report you to the propper channels!
take care, grow up and go home! ;)

Ze Rodrigo disse...

Sniper kid (or child... or baby)...
don´t you have anything better to do?
This is a wine blog for the 4 and for friends... I don't think you get into any... Poker or any questions if not wine related don´t make sense in here...

Ze Rodrigo

Hugo Pereira de Melo disse...

Sorry guys about this… “virus”.

Have you ever felt that love and hate are so close?

This dude is a poker fan that I have. He was mad at me because I refused to give him some poker lessons and how to make bluffs without being caught.

But he is OK now, his shrink told him to stop with the medication and to drink 4 glasses of wine per day….and guess what?!... he called me today, begging me to forgive him and to delete his foolish commentary.

Wine makes a better world!:)

Cheers,


Hugo

PS: I forgot the tasting note of the Callabriga…

RESSACA ® disse...

Pedindo antecipadas desculpas pela “invasão” e alguma usurpação de espaço, gostaríamos de deixar o convite para uma visita a este Espaço que irá agitar as águas da Passividade Portuguesa...