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La Yunta

La Yunta
2015 Famatina Valley, Torrontes, La Rioja

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Vegetables

Category: Torrontes

Date Tasted:
Country: Argentina
Alcohol: 12.5%
Sustainable Agriculture
85 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$9.99

La Yunta
2015 Famatina Valley, Torrontes, La Rioja

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Vegetables

Category: Torrontes

Date Tasted:
Country: Argentina
Alcohol: 12.5%
Bright straw green color. Floral, fruity aromas and flavors of floral talc, ripe peach, lime powder, and caramel pineapple with a satiny, soft, fruity light-to-medium body and a seamless, engaging, breezy finish with shades of hint of spiced melon and salinity with fine, fruit tannins and no oak flavor. An soft, lightly floral, well balanced white wine.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity, Juicy & Smooth & Quaffable
Aroma Aroma: floral talc, ripe peach, lime powder, and caramel pineapple
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with shades of hint of spiced melon and salinity
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Waldorf Salad, Cobb Salad, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: An soft, lightly floral, well balanced white wine.

The Importer

Elixir Wine Group

The Importer
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Bend, OR 97703
USA
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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.