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Inkarri

Inkarri
2017 Estate Grown White Blend, Luján de Cuyo

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Other Argentine White

Date Tasted:
Country: Argentina
Alcohol: 13.5% RS: .226%
Organically Grown Grapes
86 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$13.99
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Inkarri
2017 Estate Grown White Blend, Luján de Cuyo

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Other Argentine White

Date Tasted:
Country: Argentina
Alcohol: 13.5% RS: .226%
Emerald straw color. Aromas of fresh lime, fondant, nectarine, honeydew melon, flint, and apple pastry with a silky, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and an effortless, breezy starfruit finish with no oak flavor. A juicy South American white that will work well at the table.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity & Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: fresh lime, fondant, nectarine, honeydew melon, flint, and apple pastry
Taste Flavor: starfruit
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now with food and on its own
Recipes Pairing: Chicken Tacos, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A juicy South American white that will work well at the table.

The Importer

Natural Merchants, Inc.

The Importer
560-A NE F St, Suite 330
Grants Pass, OR 97526
USA
1 530-554-2333

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Torrontes is a medium-bodied dry white with lovely aromatics of tropical fruit, apricot and orange blossom. Inexpensive versions are pleasant, but lack these perfumes, while the best examples are very expressive and offer excellent complexity. Torrontes is almost always unoaked and are made to be consumed fresh - within two to three years of the vintage. Pair with lighter fish or with Thai cuisine.

Chardonnay in Argentina is similar to examples from many countries; again, there are entry levels as well as examples that are richer on the palate. Aging in oak is common, but there are some steel-aged versions as well. Drink the latter versions young and pair with simple salads or shellfish, while the oak-aged examples are best consumed from two to four years, matched with most seafood or poultry.