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Torrontes, a truly native variety
Posted On: 9/2/2011


What is the press saying

"I'm a big fan of Torrontes." Jay Miller, Robert Parker's palate in South America.

"This little-known Argentinian grape has the potential to be the next big thing. Everyone I show it to in blind tastings adores it. They love its perfume, they love its flavours, they love its personality." Tim Atkins, writer and Master of Wine.

"Torrontes is beginning to establish its credentials outside Argentina." Tim Atkins, writer and Master of Wine.


Torrontes, the white wine of Argentina is both distinctive and delicious. Known specifically for its aromatic profile it is similar in aroma and flavors to Viognier. Its balanced acidity and good weight makes it a great food wine to pair with spicy dishes. Mendoza, is well known among lovers of Argentinian wine and is considered to be one of the nine cities worldwide as a Great Capitals of Wine. Located in the foothills and high plains of the Andes mountains, the regions unique soil and climate make it ideal for cultivating both wine and olive oil.