Torrontés


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Argentina’s very own white is actually a group of 3 varieties that are offspring of Muscat of Alexandria. Of the 3 varieties Torrontés Riojano is considered the best.

Primary Flavors

  • Meyer Lemon
  • Peach
  • Rose Petal
  • Geranium
  • Citrus Zest

Taste Profile

Dry

Medium-light Body

None Tannins

Medium Acidity

11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    38–45°F / 3-7°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    White

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    3–5 Years

Food Pairing

Even though Torrontés smells sweetly, it’s usually quite dry, making it a great match with savory dishes that feature exotic spices, fruit, and aromatic herbs.

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About Madeline Puckette

James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly