Montes Premium Wines

The history of Montes seems like a dream, and that's truly how it began, gradually becoming reality. It was in 1987 that our two original founders, Aurelio Montes and Douglas Murray, both highly experienced wine professionals, wanted to realize their dream of producing Chilean wines a quantum-leap higher in quality than the standards of the time. In 1988, they joined up with the other two founders, Alfredo Vidaurre and Pedro Grand, who brought their own complementary skills and expertise to the venture. And thus Montes was born, at first under the name Discover Wine. It was a dream come true for four great visionaries who succeeded in taking Montes wines from nowhere to more than 100 countries worldwide; by making 'first growth' wines respected and admired by the world's critics and trade, and by drawing attention to what Chile was capable of producing. After we created the first Montes Alpha Cabernet Sauvignon - through hard work and passion - it didn't take long to achieve recognition. It was a mould-breaking wine that immediately raised the bar for other Chilean producers. Concentrated, complex and stylish, its success was

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Montes Purple Angel Red Blend 2015
99  James Suckling 
James Suckling 99 "This is perhaps the greatest Purple Angel ever. Full body, tight and compressed with an amazing texture and density. Fantastic fine tannins that are silky and polished. I love the energy and intensity. A blend of 92% carmenere and 8% petit verdot. One for the cellar but I can't
Item Number: 31125
Bottle:$68.95
Case: $413.70
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Montes 'Classic' Malbec 2016
91  James Suckling 
James Suckling 91"A juicy and fruity malbec. Soft and fresh. Pretty tannin texture. Nice chocolate and plum character. Dry and bright."
Item Number: 31054
Bottle:$8.95
Case: $107.40
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Montes 'Kaiken' Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
"A soft, deep red colored wine of medium to high intensity, with an expressive fruity nose with dominant notes of fresh red fruit intertwined with aromas of tobacco and spices from French oak aging. On the palate, the distinctive flavors of Cabernet Sauvignon are marked by an unusual beautiful
Item Number: 30528
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40
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Montes 'Kaiken' Reserva Malbec 2017
Of a deep violet color, warm in the nose, with notes of ripe fruit and traces of tobacco and butterscotch. In the mouth it displays intensity, with strong, fleshy tannins; while at the same time juicy and enveloping; with a long, persistent finish. A harmonious liaison with the wood, makes of this
Item Number: 29275
Bottle:$9.95
Case: $119.40

Montes 'Kaiken Ultra' Malbec 2016
This deep brilliant red-colored wine with purplish tones displays rich aromas. The nose has interesting spicy and floral notes - a clear expression of a cool year - intertwined with black fruit aromas reminiscent of blueberries and blackberries that show this variety’s great typicity. Good structure
Item Number: 27806
Bottle:$16.95
Case: $203.40
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Montes 'Alpha' Malbec 2013
Montes Alpha Malbec is an intense red-colored, almost black-looking wine. To the nose it shows notes of red fruit in unison with spices and black pepper. This wine is aged in French oak barrels for 12 months developing superior complexity both in aroma and on the palate. This is a soft, elegant wine
Item Number: 25192
Bottle:$15.95
Case: $191.40
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Montes 'Classic' Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
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" A lively red color is the first clue that the wine before us is very fresh. Its aromatic potency is very well harmonized with complexity. There's a predominance of red berries, jam, blackcurrant liqueur (crème de cassis), and a juicy sensation of crushed strawberries. Eight months in contact with
Item Number: 1887
Bottle:$8.45
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Montes 'Classic' Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
"Colchagua, Chile- Rich ruby in color with a nose full of red fruit and nuances of cherries, chocolate, leather and tobacco on the palate. Full body and rich long finish"

Montes 'Classic' Malbec 2015
"Montes Classic Malbec presents an interesting ruby red color with violet nuances. The nose shows a predominance of blackberry aromas with notes of café latte and an interesting floral component. The French oak is well integrated, showing an elegant touch of toast and a sense of sweetness. The

Montes 'Kaiken' Reserva Malbec 2016
" The youth of this Malbec Reserva 2016 can be appreciated in its vivid purplish red color. Fresh fruit aromas evoke strawberries and cherries nicely supplemented by spicy and floral notes. On the palate, this wines reveals an extraordinary freshness and soft tannins. " ~ Winery notes

Montes 'Kaiken' Cabernet Sauvignon 2016
It brings notes of ripe plums to the nose, along with subtle spicy hints and black olives. The wood integrates itself harmoniously, contributing a touch of bitter chocolate and vanilla. In the mouth it is well rounded, with a typical aftertaste and long finish.

Montes 'Kaiken' Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
The Kaiken Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva has been made for daily consumption. A soft, deep red colored wine of medium to high intensity, with an expressive fruity nose with dominant notes of fresh red fruit intertwined with aromas of tobacco and spices from French oak aging. In the palate, the

Montes 'Kaiken Ultra' Malbec 2015
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93  James Suckling 
James Suckling 93 " Beautiful aromas of roses, plums and blueberries. Subtle. Medium to full body, very fine tannins and a clean finish. Wonderful finesse and polish. Shows the elegance of the vintage in a very positive way. Drink or hold. "   Wine Spectator 90 WS TOP 100 2017 Rank 45 " Dense

Montes 'Kaiken' Reserva Malbec 2015
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91  James Suckling 
James Suckling 91 " This wine has an intensely ruby red color, the nose reveals fruity aromas that intermingle with aromas of wildflowers and a predominance of black fruits such as blackberries accompanied by notes of coffee and chocolate flavors that develop with oak aging. The palate is smooth,

Montes 'Kaiken' Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
This Cabernet Sauvignon has an intensely red and lively color. The aromatic intensity increases as the wine opens to reveal a predominance of red fruits such as plums and a touch of vanilla. The palate is tremendously smooth and elegant with medium to long persistence and a pleasing finish.

Montes 'Kaiken Ultra' Malbec 2014
This Malbec shows a beautiful deep ruby color with violet hues. On the nose, flowery and mineral notes are evident, with spicy touches that make the wine more complex and are finely blended with the elegance of the French oak. On the mouth, it’s a wine of great structure and power – sweet plum,

Montes 'Kaiken' Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
This Cabernet Sauvignon has an intensely red and lively color. The aromatic intensity increases as the wine opens to reveal a predominance of red fruits such as plums and a touch of vanilla. The palate is tremendously smooth and elegant with medium to long persistence and a pleasing finish.

Montes 'Kaiken' Reserva Malbec 2014
87  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 87 "Ample spicy notes accent the cherry and brambly flavors. Creamy midpalate, with notes of tangerine on the finish. Drink now. 30,000 cases imported."  "As the wine ‘opens up’ (technical term for the wine aerating, thus releasing its aroma and flavour), you will notice strong

Montes 'Kaiken Ultra' Malbec 2013
The Reserva Malbec 2013 has an intense red violet color revealing the wines youth. Very fruity aromas such as ripe strawberries and dry plums, complemented with chocolate and vanilla notes from barrel aging. On the palate, the wine shows an extraordinary softness and great balance

Montes 'Kaiken' 'Reserva' Malbec 2013
" As the wine ‘opens up’ (technical term for the wine aerating, thus releasing its aroma and flavour), you will notice strong berry aromas – most notably blueberries and dark fruits and almost a hint of violets. There is nothing too subtle here. There will be a pleasant harmony, or balance, to the

Montes 'Kaiken Ultra' Malbec 2012
94  James Suckling 
James Suckling 94"Intense aromas of ripe berry, sandalwood and dark chocolate follow through to a full body, with super integrated tannins and a blueberry and light vanilla character. Ultra serious. Drink or hold."

Montes 'Alpha' Cabernet Sauvignon 2012
" Montes Alpha Cabernet Sauvignon is blended with 10% Merlot and aged for 12 months in French oak. It has a lifted floral bouquet with raspberry wine gums and wild strawberry, while the palate is medium-bodied with grippy tannins, red currant and raspberry laced with vanilla towards the crisp

Montes 'Alpha' Malbec 2011
91  James Suckling 
James Suckling 91 "A balanced Malbec with dark fruit and tannis. Medium body, with tannis and a savory finish. Drink now."  " Montes Alpha Malbec is an intense red-colored, almost black-looking wine. To the nose it shows notes of red fruit in unison with spices and black pepper. This wine is aged

Montes 'Kaiken Ultra' Malbec 2011
90  Wine Spectator 
Wine Spectator 90"Aromatic and dark, with notes of incense, cigar box and spice to the chewy dark plum and cassis flavors, followed by a structured finish. Drink now through 2016."

Montes 'Alpha' Cabernet Sauvignon 2011
" Montes Alpha Cabernet Sauvignon is blended with 10% Merlot and aged for 12 months in French oak. It has a lifted floral bouquet with raspberry wine gums and wild strawberry, while the palate is medium-bodied with grippy tannins, red currant and raspberry laced with vanilla towards the crisp