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DR Art of the Andes

DR Art of the Andes
2016 Torrontes, Mendoza

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Shellfish

Category: Torrontes

Date Tasted:
Country: Argentina
Alcohol: 12.7% RS: .03%
87 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$12
Best Buy
2016 World Value Wine Challenge Best Value Argentine Torrontes

DR Art of the Andes
2016 Torrontes, Mendoza

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Shellfish

Category: Torrontes

Date Tasted:
Country: Argentina
Alcohol: 12.7% RS: .03%
Light silvery emerald straw color. Floral, earthy aromas and flavors of white potpourri, white toffee, and hint of dried peach with a silky, soft, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a smooth, brisk finish imparting notes of pickled apple and melon, orange blossom water, and pear skin with no oak flavor. A soft, lightly floral, subtly savory summer sipper.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity & Crisp & Lively
Aroma Aroma: white potpourri, white toffee, and hint of dried peach
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of pickled apple and melon, orange blossom water, and pear skin
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Sautéed Bay Scallops With A Beurre Blanc Sauce, Crab Cakes, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A soft, lightly floral, subtly savory summer sipper.

The Importer

Cabernet Corporation

The Importer
285-K Bel Marin Keys Blvd
Novato, CA 94949
USA
1 415-884-9000

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Torrontes

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Serve in a White Wine Glass
Torrontes is a white wine from Argentina; the grape is the country's most widely planted white variety. The wines are light to medium-bodied, almost always unoaked with flavors of honey, pear, orange blossoms and lychee. They do not age well, so consume them in their youth with foods such as shellfish or lighter poultry dishes.

There is also a vine called Torrontes in Spain, but it has yet to be proven that this is the same as that in Argentina.