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2013 Alamos
Origin Salta
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Tasting Notes
Apple, Citrus, Herbs, Honeysuckle
Food Pairings
White Fish, Shellfish, Salad
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Fresh apple, citrus, herbs, and honeysuckle adds a second layer of melon, tropical fruit and flowers. What a Torrontes should taste like but rarely does. An extraordinary value.
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Well some people look at this bottle and say; "What is this? Alamos Torrontes that looks like the varietal? It is the varietal! No body knows. I mean Torrontes is one of those if you start reading about wine you see that's the up-and-coming varietal. It's gonna be the next Chardonnay. People say its going to be so popular. Well it hasn't quite gotten there, but there are reasons why people are saying that. Because when the Torrontes varietal is done right there's a lot of delicious fresh fruit that people can pick up and enjoy it right off the bat. Problem is it hasn't quite matured into a full-fledged you can find it everywhere varietal. This however is the great example. It's the one you want to try. It's for first timers. It's the Alamos origine Salta or origin Salta. This is from Argentina where a lot of the Torrontes is grown. It's the one to try because it has that crowd-pleasing fresh fruit that everybody wants to check out.

Absolutely Joe! It's a twelve dollar wine, no it's a twenty-fine dollar value. That's right twenty-five bucks. For a Torrontes this is it. This is sort of the top end of the range. This is as good as your sort of as good as you are going to be able to find there. Why is it so great? Why are we so crazy about it? It's because of the flavors. Absolutely delicious fresh apple flavor, melon, tropical fruits in there. Citrus balancing out with herbs all coming together. Very very nice, very pleasing for the crowd. Everyone's gonna love this wine.

Yeah everyone's gonna love this wine. Another reason, this is something you don't typically get in Chardonnay and what makes it so special. What makes this wine, you can see why this is going to be a crowd-pleasing varietal, it's the honeysuckle. The honeysuckle in here gives this an extra layer. Pushes it into the fine wine territory which is why you're up over double your money for this Torrontes. Go seek it out. Oh ah. I was feeling that. I was feeling that trying to come up with it. Oh my God.

It's two thumbs up.

For the 2013 Alamos Torrontes from Argentina.
Holy mackerel. I hope I didn't cut myself.