Torrontes

Susana Balbo Crios Torrontés 2017

The Story The Susana Balbo Crios Torrontés 2017 is sourced from vineyards in 2 regions of Argentina, the Uco Valley in Mendoza (the middle of Argentina) and Cafayate in Salta (Northwest Argentina). Both regions are high up in the foothills (1,700 meters or almost 5,600 feet above sea level). The high altitude is inhospitable to almost all…

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Restivo Silver Series Torrontes 2013

  The Restivo Silver Series Torrontes 2013 is sourced from grapes grown in vineyards near the town of Barrancas in the Maipu district of Mendoza in Argentina. Torrontes is THE White grape of Argentina and it is grown only in Argentina. Mendoza is located in the foothills of the Andes Mountains and its vineyards are…

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Gauchezco Torrontes 2011

The 2011 Gauchezco Torrontes is sourced from grapes grown in the Cafayate region of the Salta grape growing region in Argentina. The Salta region is one of the northern most growing areas in Argentina and Cafayate has some of the highest altitude vineyards in the world, with the Torrontes grapes for the Gauchezco coming from…

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2009 Zamarro Chenin Blanc/Torrontes

The 2009 Zamarro (90%) Chenin Blanc and (10%) Torrontes is sourced from the Mendoza region of Argentina. Zamarro is a brand name, not a winery, this a brand created to be sold at Safeway (and other) grocery stores, I found it selling for $3.99 on sale at Jewel’s (Chicago’s Safeway Store). This is a wine that…

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2011 La Riojana 1591 Torrontes Dolce

The La Riojana 1591 Torrontes Dolce (sweet) is a Sparkling wine made from Torrontes grapes grown in the La Rioja region of Argentina. The La Rioja region is where Spanish missionaries first planted grapevines in 1591. Most wines you see from Argentina are grown in the Mendoza region, La Rioja is north of Mendoza and has…

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