Bodega Colome Cafayate Calchaqui Valley Estate Torrontes 2017 750ML
Bodega Colomé Estate Torrontés 2018, Calchaquí Valley, Salta, Argentina
Torrontés is the signature white wine of Argentina, dating from early vineyards first planted in the 1800s. DNA research has shown that the varietal is a cross between the Mission grapes of Galicia, Spain and Muscat of Alexandria.
This popular expression of Argentina is growing in acclaim around the world, popular for a light, refreshing wine with Muscat notes redolent of jasmine and orange blossoms. Excellent as an apéritif, it also finds a welcome place with delicate first courses.
Grapes sourced in the Calchaquí Valley from 30 – 60 year old vines are harvested at optimal maturity and hand-sorted at the winery. A lingering, slow fermentation at low temperatures results from carefully selected yeasts with fermentation and aging in stainless steel tanks, without oak. For maximum freshness, the wine is aged for three months before bottling.
Varietals: 100% Torrontés
Vineyards Location: Upper Calchaquí Valleys, Salta, Argentina