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Piattelli Torrontes Reserve Cafayate 2016


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Country - Argentina

Region - Salta

Grape Varieties - Torrontés 100%

Alcohol by volume - 14%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Piattelli Vineyards

Tasting notes - A refreshing, fragrant wine, the colour of yellow topaz. This Torrontés bursts with tropical aromas of pineapple, peach and orange blossom. Aromatic notes resonate on the palate, with fresh apricot and lychee and a hint of orange zest. Well balanced and crisp with a medium citrus finish.

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A Torrontés bursting with tropical aromas of pineapple,
peach and orange blossom with hints of fragrant roses.
Well balanced and crisp with a citrus finish.
Producer Note
The Piattelli Vineyards lie in the foothills of the Andes Mountains, where the century
old vines are irrigated by the pure waters melting from the snow crested peaks; a
significant aspect in making their wines exquisite. At Piattelli Vineyards great pride is
taken in crafting wines with a sense of place, as each region has distinct terroirs and
microclimates. Mendoza and Cafayate are two of the best grape growing regions in
Argentina and they wanted to showcase both. Led by head winemaker Valeria
Antolin, the wines are produced through her passionate pursuit of perfection. Their
gravity fed winery in Cafayate honours their commitment to sustainable practices.
Piattelli Vineyards practises sustainable farming and their Mendoza vineyards are
USDA certified organic. The grapes are cultivated with arid clean air, crystal clear
water and nutrient rich soil and their award winning wines are produced with
wisdom, precision and love.
Vineyard
Piattelli Torrontés comes from the Torrontés Riojano grape, a crisp and complex
grape considered the best of the sub-varietals. Grown at an elevation of 1,795
metres, the extreme thermal amplitudes concentrate the grape sugars while
retaining balancing acidity and produces grapes bursting with flavour. Piattelli
Torrontés is an elegant rendition of this varietal showcasing the freshness and floral
qualities for which this wine is well known.
Winemaking
The grapes were crushed gently in the gravity flow winery and then fermented at
13°C, maintaining the purity of the fruit flavours throughout. 20% of the wine was then
aged for two months in small, first-use French oak barrels. After blending the wine
was then clarified, bottled and aged for a further four months.
Tasting Note
A refreshing, fragrant wine, the colour of yellow topaz. This Torrontés bursts with
tropical aromas of pineapple, peach and orange blossom. Aromatic notes resonate
on the palate, with fresh apricot and lychee and a hint of orange zest. Well
balanced and crisp with a medium citrus finish.
Serving Suggestion
This versatile wine works in harmony with intense, spicy flavours found in Japanese,
Thai or Chinese cuisine. The traditional pairing is with hot meat empanadas.
Grape
Torrontés 100%

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Data sheet

Vintage
2016
Bottle Size
75cl
Case Size
6 Bottles
Region
Salta

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Piattelli Torrontes Reserve Cafayate 2016

Country - Argentina

Region - Salta

Grape Varieties - Torrontés 100%

Alcohol by volume - 14%

Bottle - 75cl

Producer - Piattelli Vineyards

Tasting notes - A refreshing, fragrant wine, the colour of yellow topaz. This Torrontés bursts with tropical aromas of pineapple, peach and orange blossom. Aromatic notes resonate on the palate, with fresh apricot and lychee and a hint of orange zest. Well balanced and crisp with a medium citrus finish.

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