Alamos Torrontes 2012

Torrontes from Argentina, South America

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Item No. 123590
Style: Light & Crisp

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

A delightful representation of the high elevation Salta region, the Alamos 2012 Torrontes has bright floral aromas of orange and jasmine blossom. On the palate, this wine is as pleasant as a sunny spring day with citrus and peach flavors that lead to a crisp finish.

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Wasup Doc - Florence, SC (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(2/19/2014)
My new "house" white for 2014! Nicely balanced acidity, crisp and refreshing. Hints of pear and grapefruit. Pairs well with fish, chicken or on its own. also works with asian stir-fry.
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tkg - North Kingstown, RI (read all my reviews)

Rating:
(6/15/2013)
Style: Fruity & Smooth
Pair with: Crab > Soft Shelled, Seafood, Pasta > White Sauce/Seafood
Floral, just right fruit, lingering finish, very fine, and a value at this price.
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Learn About Alamos

From the vineyard to the winery, the Alamos wines are made to emphasize varietal fruit character. The cool evening temperatures in Catena's high altitude vineyards allow for prolonged hang time, preserving the fruit's full spectrum of aromas and flavors.

At the winery, the grapes are gently destemmed, fermentation temperatures are carefully controlled and two to four year old barrels are used to age the wines.

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...

Read More About Argentina

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