Montes Taita 2010
Montes Taita is a concentrated and complex wine, the production of which is extremely limited. It is predominantly Cabernet Sauvignon, with the addition by Aurelio of other varieties according to the quantities of the year’s vintage. Intense ruby-red in color, it is endowed with generous blueberry, blackberry, mocca and truffle aromas. In the mouth, the wine brings out delicious notes of cedar and bitter chocolate: most elegant yet powerful at the same time, with lovely soft, rounded tannins. Harmonious in structure, with an attractive, long and complex finish, Taita has the potential for long aging, and can be laid down and cellared for more than 15 years.
Wine Notes & Recommendations
- Grape Varieties
- Cabernet Sauvignon 85% + Winemaker choice 15%.
- Marchigue, Colchagua Valley.
- 100% of this wine has been aged for 24 months in new French oak barrels, medium toast.
- Yield of Vineyard
- 3.tons/Hectare (20 hectoliters/hectare).
- Can be enjoyed now or cellared for over 15 years.
- Serving Temperature
- 64 °F (18° C).
- At least 1 hour before serving.
Montes Taita 2010
A winery like no other, Montes has driven Chile’s ultra-premium wine image from the outset. Since 1988 founder Aurelio Montes and his partners have captivated us with wines of the highest quality and singular design, setting a global standard to follow. Montes Winery brings Chile’s most unique vineyard sites to life capturing their expression through disciplined winemaking, modern technology, and meticulous attention to detail.
Aurelio Montes, Founder & Chief Winemaker
A true vanguard of Chilean winemaking, Aurelio Montes’ greatest strengths lie in a profound understanding of terroir and a willingness to push boundaries in a lifelong pursuit of quality. One of the first to realize the untapped potential of Apalta, Montes pioneered high altitude planting before it was the norm. Dubbed “Montes’ folly” when he first planted Syrah on steep hillside slopes, he turned the resulting wine into a global icon and has never looked back. An equally accomplished vine grower and winemaker, Montes has won critical acclaim worldwide for his exuberant wines. A father of five, Montes is an avid pilot, sailor and equestrian.