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Riccitelli The Apple doesnt fall far. Torrontes

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Tasting notes - Torrontés is Argentina's signature white grape; this crisp and refreshing Torrontés is a classic example. The nose has fresh and inviting aromas of rose, white peach and citrus. On the palate it is refreshing and full of flavour.

Torrontes has quickly risen to become Argentina's signature white-wine grape, and one of the most widely grown

The grapes are grown in Tupungato, a renowned high altitude wine district in the

north of the Uco Valley. Tupungato is the northernmost sub-region of the Uco Valley

in Mendoza, where the climate offers excellent conditions for premium viticulture. The

vines are planted at 1,000 metres above sea level and benefit from large diurnal

temperature variations which result in a longer growing season. The heat assists the

promotion of sugar levels in the ripening grapes, while the coolness of the night

retains acidity levels, achieving healthy and balanced berries. The 40 year old vines

are planted at a density of 12,000 vines per hectare and are trained on arbours. The

sandy loam soils offer the vines good drainage.

The grapes were meticulously sorted by hand prior to vinification, to ensure the best

fruit was selected. The fruit was macerated for 48 hours before being 100% fermented

in concrete vats with indigenous yeasts. Once fermentation was complete, the wine

was aged for six months in concrete vats to retain the freshness and the varietal

characters of the Torrontés grape.

Country - Argentina

Region - Mendoza

Grape Varieties - Torrontés 100%

Alcohol by volume - 12.5%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Matias Riccitelli


£7.50 Per UK Delivery Address - from 1 bottle upwards for orders under £250.

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Saturday and a.m. delivery can be requested for an extra fee.

We can deliver to Scottish Highlands, Isle of Wight, Northern Ireland. for an extra fee,

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