Full Review

Maipe

Maipe
2016 Torrontes, Argentina

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Torrontes

Date Tasted:
Country: Argentina
Alcohol: 14%
88 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$12.99
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Maipe
2016 Torrontes, Argentina

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Pasta

Category: Torrontes

Date Tasted:
Country: Argentina
Alcohol: 14%
Light straw color. Floral aromas and flavors of floral bath oil and spiced peach-lychee compote with a satiny, bright, fruity medium body and a smooth, engaging, relaxed finish with overtones of potpourri and peach pit. A solid torrontes with a nice balance of fruit and floral notes.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively, Fruity & Quaffable
Aroma Aroma: floral bath oil and spiced peach-lychee compote
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with overtones of potpourri and peach pit
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own
Recipes Pairing: BBQ Chicken, Pad Thai Chicken, Chicken Fajitas
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A solid torrontes with a nice balance of fruit and floral notes.

The Producer or Importer

Kysela Pere Et Fils, Ltd.

The Producer or  Importer
331 Victory Rd
Winchester, VA 22602
USA
1 540-722-9228

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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.