Andeluna Cellars Torrontés Tupungato 2008
The Andeluna name and label were chosen by our founder to symbolize the romance and mystery of the Argentine moon that illuminates the Uco Valley at the foot of the majestic Andes Mountains. Andeluna Cellars’ wines combine fruit grown in world-class vineyards with the very best of Argentine winemaking tradition. Located in Mendoza, the premiere wine region of Argentina near the town of Tupungato, the Andeluna Cellars winery was built at an elevation of 4,300 feet. Surrounded by 170 acres of mature vineyards that produce Bordeaux varietals of the finest quality, the 48,000 square foot winery has a one million liter tank capacity, a 1,200 barrel aging capacity and a 720,000 bottle storage capacity. Our passion for making the finest wines in Argentina is proudly reflected in every bottle of Andeluna wine. The 2008 Andeluna Torrontés has a very good body and a medium structure with marked freshness and acidity. There are delightful aromas of white flowers, jasmine, peach, apricot and grapefruit combine with flavors of tropical fruits, citrus and spices to produce a refreshingly exquisite wine with a long finish. Decanter Magazine says of it: "From 60 year-old vines, this shows a roundness and depth not always associated with the grape. Pretty but intense lavender and elderflower notes form the nose, with peachy hints in there as well. The palate possesses fine concentration, with crisp mineral seams and lovely length." (16.5)
The combination of great vineyards growing classic varietals with world-class winemaking creates flavors and wines that cannot be found anywhere else. Premium quality wine starts with premium quality grapes, and this is the essence of Andeluna. French grape varieties, Argentine soils, Italian ancestry, world class winemaking, American drive, the latest in technology and a team of people who all seek the same goal: to make the greatest wines in the world.
External Reviews for Andeluna Cellars Torrontés Tupungato
This aromatic wine shows lovely jasmine and peachy notes combined with a fresh minerality.Andeluna is a small boutique winery specialising in premium Bordeaux varietals of world class recognition. Their estate owned vineyards are located in the higher altitude vineyards of Tupungato, one of the best subregions of Mendoza.The wines are under the special care of winemaker Silvio Alberto along with the expert help of French specialist and wine guru, Michel Rolland.Grapes: 100% TorrontesRegion: Argentina / Mendoza / Uco ValleyMaker: Manuel GonzalezNotes: Green colour with silver tones. Aromas of white flowers, citric and tropical fruits, specially rue, jasmine and peach. Fresh with an intense finish.Serve: Our Torrontes can be enjoyed as an aperitif or as the perfect companion to light pastas, seafood and chicken.ABV: 13.5%Suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans
WINE SPECTATOR - 85 Points Andeluna is a small boutique winery specialising in premium Bordeaux varietals of world class recognition. Their estate owned vineyards are located in the higher altitude vineyards of Tupungato, one of the best subregions of Mendoza. The wines are under the special care of winemaker Silvio Alberto along with the expert help of French specialist and wine guru, Michel Rolland. Grapes : 100% Estate grown Torrontes Region : Argentina / Mendoza / Uco Valley Maker : Silvio Alberto Notes : Green color with silver tones. Aromas of white flowers, citric and tropical fruits, specially rue, jasmine and peach. Fresh with an intense finish. Serve : Our Torrontes can be enjoyed as an aperitif or as the perfect companion to light pastas, seafood and chicken. ABV : 13%
Der hellgelbe Torrontés besitzt ein ausgeprägtes Bouquet von Aprikosen und Moscatotrauben, fein verwoben mit einer mineralischen Limettennote im Hintergrund. Weich und rund am Gaumen, mit delikater Fruchtsüsse, guter Balance und Länge.
Delikate Aromen von weissen Blumen wie auch von Pfirsichen, Aprikosen, Grapefruit kombiniert mit exotischen Früchten und würzigen Noten zeigen sich in diesem exquisiten Weisswein. Am Gaumen körperreich mit mittlerer Struktur, herrliche Frische und angenehme Säure. Langer Abgang.
Der hellgelbe Torrontés besitzt ein ausgeprägtes Bouquet von Aprikosen und Moscatotrauben, fein verwoben mit einer mineralischen Limetten-Note im Hintergrund. Weicher, runder Gaumen mit viel Fruchtsüsse und guter Balance und Länge.
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