Bodega Colome Torrontes 2008

Torrontes from Argentina, South America

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Item No. 98881
  • white wine
  • Green wine
  • WE91
  • RP89
  • WS88
Style: Fruity & Smooth

Wine Style Guide

Light & Crisp

Light to medium bodied wines that are high in acid and light to medium fruit. Typically no oak.

Fruity & Smooth

Light to medium bodied wines with lots of juicy fruit, typically medium acid and medium oak.

Rich & Creamy

Full bodied wines that have typically undergone malo-lactic fermentation and/or spent time in oak.

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Winemaker's Notes

This wine shows the typical lemon-yellow color that is characteristic of Torrontes. Gardenia and fresh aromas of honeysuckle, roses and hints of lemon and grapefruit are present. On the palate, this wine is intense and well balanced with an attractive acidity and minerality.

Complex and elegant, this is the perfect match for risotto, shellfish and Asian fusion cuisine.

Critical Acclaim

"The medium straw-colored 2008 Torrontés offers a floral, spicy, Muscat-like perfume leading to a ripe, smoothtextured, dry wine with excellent balance and length. Some Torrontés can be a bit heavy but this rendition is light on its feet and a great match for charcoal grilled shrimp. "
89 Points

"Bright and nicely delineated, with a mouthwatering undertow to the honeysuckle, chamomile, white peach and blanched almond notes. A hint of spice enlivens the finish. Drink now."
88 Points

"Pale, bright straw-yellow. Fresh peach, honey, mint and flowers on the nose, plus a whiff of tropical fruits. Supple but juicy, with ripe acidity."
88 Points

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Learn About Bodega Colome

Bodega Colome is nestled in the Calchaqui Valley, 2300 meters (7500 feet) above sea level, in the Argentine northwest. Founded in 1831, it is one of the oldest existing wineries in Argentina. In 2001, it was acquired by the Hess Family Estates. Those who enjoy their wines recognize in them the true taste of wines made with grapes of the highest quality and grown in the highest...

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Learn About Argentina

(ahr-jen-TEE-nah) Now fifth in the world for wine production, Argentina is catching up in the quality wine sector. A long time wine producer, Argentina used to make wine in order to drink it, not export it. And so the wines produced were quaffable and rustic and made for the local's everyday dinner. Yet it's hard not to get caught up in the wine market of the world and some...

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