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Amalaya Torrontes/Riesling 2015 (1x75cl)

Awarded 95 points and a rare Outstanding status by Decanter (www.decanter.com) in their 2016 Decanter World Wine Awards Rhone Section  (see blue link below).

 

Amalaya Torrontes Riesling Calchaquies Salta 2015- 2016 Decanter World Wine Awards

 

The Amalaya wines  offer incredible value for their quality and truly reflect their ‘sense of place‘. All of the Amalaya wines are fruit driven in style, with a finesse that unites them. 

 

The Torrontes and Riesling grapes were both grown on the Finca Amalaya and Finca Las Mercedes vineyards. These are located in the Cafayate Valley in the very heart of the Calchaqui Valley, distinguished for being the highest wine region in the world. The climate here is very dry, with just 150mm of rain in an average year and a huge thermal amplitude of around 20°C. The soils here are rocky, poor and sandy so the roots of the vines are forced to dig deep to find the vital nutrients and water they need, which in turn results in a huge concentration of flavour within the fruit. The winery is also situated in Cafayate, Calchaquí Valley in Salta in the far north of Argentina at nearly 1,828 metres above sea level. 

 

The wine itself is intense gold in colour with tints of green. On the nose, this wine is intense and complex with aromas of citrus and grapefruit typical of Torrontes. Delicate and silky on the palate with great freshness and crisp acidity on the distinctly mineral finish. Intense gold in colour with tints of green. On the nose this wine is intense and complex with aromas of citrus and grapefruit typical of Torrontes and a touch of minerality. Delicate and silky on the palate with great freshness and crisp acidity on the distinctly mineral finish.

£9.54

Colome Torrontes 2014 (1x75cl)

Bright gold in colour with yellow tints at the rim. Intense floral notes mix with citrus and grapefruit on the nose with a touch of spice. On the palate it is fresh and rounded with medium body and tropical fruit flavours. It has a long, elegant, fruity finish.
£11.54

Colome Torrontes 2015 (1x 75cl)

Awarded 95 points and an Outstanding status by Decanter (www.decanter.com) in their 2016 World Wine Awards(see blue link below).

 

Hess Colome Torrontes 2015- 2016 Decanter World Wine Awards

 

Bright gold in colour with yellow tints at the rim. Intense floral notes mix with citrus and grapefruit on the nose with a touch of spice. On the palate it is fresh and rounded with medium body and tropical fruit flavours. It has a long, elegant, fruity finish.

£10.62

Chakana Torrontes 2013 (1x 75cl)

Good balance, fresh and rich with an after taste of White peaches.

£9.00

Chakana Torrontes 2014 (1x 75cl)

Good balance, fresh and rich with an after taste of White peaches.

£9.00

Trapezio plus ++ Chardonnay 2010 (1x 75cl)

A great Chardonnay from this family owned Bodega.Made from 100% Chardonnay, this wine shows a bright and youthful straw yellow colour. On the nose, lovely pear and peach aromas with toasted notes from the American Oak. Full bodied and creamy on the palate, with touches of mineral and hints of soft oak.
£22.40
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