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Happy Hour: Montes Limited Selection Sauvignon Blanc 2008

While some women prefer to drink red wine, in the springtime I constantly crave a chilled glass of my favorite white wine, Sauvignon Blanc. Last weekend I enjoyed an incredibly refreshing offering from Chilean winery Montes. With its crisp, bright flavor, peachy aroma, and grassy undertones, I was thoroughly impressed with the limited selection Sauvignon Blanc ($12). Although it's wonderfully easy to drink and affordable, this wine doesn't lack complexity or character. It's slightly minerally with a lovely acidity and smooth, lasting finish — basically everything you want in a Sauvignon Blanc. It paired perfectly with homemade shrimp pesto pizza, but the flavor is so fresh, this wine would be delightful on its own. Has anyone else sipped Montes?

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Ninotchka Ninotchka 8 years
Montes is a great vineyard. They have some really delicious wines! I was living in Chile last year and got a chance to tour the vineyard with my mom and a friend. It is really incredible. One of the most beautiful places I've ever seen. Worth a visit!
heatherhas heatherhas 8 years
I meant to write: I'll try this at the store next time (meaning the wine that yum suggested) I'm sorry sugar members, I shouldn't drink and type!
heatherhas heatherhas 8 years
Oooh. Good tip! I love white wines too. I am actually drinking Three Blind Moose Pinot Noir right now. Its ok, but I try at the store next time. :) I am still new to wine tasting so I am just trying everything to figure out what I really like.
opisnowpro opisnowpro 8 years
I do...not bad but kinda old style specially red wines..
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