Festivo Torrontes 2010

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Der Wein zeigt eine klare hellgelbe Farbe mit leichtem Grünton. In der Nase dominieren exotische Fruchtaromen von Lyc...

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Nice Torrentes, well worth the 11.99 price. Read more

Nice Torrontes. Now part of the Polaner family, I understand, which is known to handle only quality wines (usually much smaller producers than this). Read more

Light, mineral, citrus; would drink again; paired with tomato fennel crab soup Read more

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Snooth User: rmcunningham
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4.00 5
06/11/2011

Nice Torrentes, well worth the 11.99 price.

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Good value

Snooth User: RUS
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3.00 5
09/10/2011

Nice Torrontes. Now part of the Polaner family, I understand, which is known to handle only quality wines (usually much smaller producers than this).


Snooth User: medicinewoman523
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3.00 5
01/01/2012

Light, mineral, citrus; would drink again; paired with tomato fennel crab soup


Snooth User: Innsmouth
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4.00 5
10/22/2011

A beautiful wine. The nose is a little offputting in its booziness; you can really smell the alcohol over anything else, but the wine itself is crisp, just dry enough to make it a good rose, and still fruity and smooth, with hints of strawberries and a touch of almost wild berries. I did notice a significant fizziness, which is delightful in a lighter-colored wine and probably a product of the use of champagne yeasts in the production of this wine. Overall, a very pleasant experience and I'll be seeking out more Rose of Malbecs next time I'm shopping for a crisp wine.


Snooth User: malbeceamos
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3.00 5
12/30/2011

This wine had an interesting pale red color that looked a bit like a watermelon gatorade. On the nose there was an abundance of alcohol followed shortly by strong scents of wild strawberrys. This was a very smooth, easy drinking wine brimming with flavors of sweet strawberry and young cherry. Full review below, Salud! http://malbeceamos.com/2011/12/16/2010-crios-rose-of-malbec/


Snooth User: malbeceamos
86074546
0.00 5
12/30/2011

This wine had an interesting pale red color that looked a bit like a watermelon gatorade. On the nose there was an abundance of alcohol followed shortly by strong scents of wild strawberrys. This was a very smooth, easy drinking wine brimming with flavors of sweet strawberry and young cherry. Full review here! Salud! http://malbeceamos.com/2011/12/16/2010-crios-rose-of-malbec/


External Reviews for Festivo Torrontes

External Review
08/16/2011

Enticing aromas that are strikingly similar to Viognier, with hints of peach pit, white pear, flowers, and orange citrus fruit. On the palate, it has beautiful structure and acidity similar to Sauvignon Blanc along with enticing fruit flavors. Fruity, floral and yet still quite dry, this wine has to be tasted to be believed.


External Review
05/23/2011

Love the big handprint on the label as well as the burgundy color of this Malbec rosé, which ranks as one of the most consistent pink wines from a country (Argentina) that doesn't do rosé all that well. Winemaker Susana Balbo gets the size and tint from her Malbec fruit but manages to corral the bubble-gum sweetness and cloying weight that can afflict Argentine rosados. Crios is the right call for an Argentinean-style barbecue featuring empanadas, lots of salads and plenty of meat.


External Review
05/23/2011

The 2007 Rose of Malbec is medium pink with an expressive bouquet of strawberry and cherry. The wine is medium-bodied with lots of glycerin giving the wine a smooth palate feel. Dry in style, the wine has rich flavors, excellent acidity, and a lengthy finish. Drink this remarkably food-friendly wine over the next 1-2 years.


External Review
04/12/2011

This rosé is deep cherry in color and made from the Malbec grape variety, which has been absolutely thriving in Argentina's Mendoza region lately. This is very easy to drink: ripe, soft, and full of dark berry fruit on the palate - black cherries and red currants. Susana Balbo and her husband have been making wine in Argentina for over 25 years, producing many excellent wines that are well worth a try.


External Review
05/23/2011

Pinkish-red. Red berries and a hint of heat on the nose. Supple, spicy and fairly rich, but with good vinosity to the straightforward flavors of cherry and raspberry. Has the round texture of a red wine but finishes firm. This underwent a long, cool fermentation and includes a lot of old-vines malbec saignée.


External Review
05/23/2011

Saturated, bright red-ruby. Pure aromas of strawberry jam, cassis and pepper, with a minty high note. Sweet, round and fruity, with good stuffing and ripeness; a step up in generosity of texture and richness from the 2008. Ripe tannins give support to the wine and extend its finish. An excellent value.


External Review
09/23/2011

"A beautiful


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Winemaker's Notes:

Der Wein zeigt eine klare hellgelbe Farbe mit leichtem Grünton. In der Nase dominieren exotische Fruchtaromen von Lychee, Pfirsich, Grapefruits & erfrischender Ananas, neben floralen Noten.Angenehme, erfrischende, leicht mineralische Säure. Fruchtbetonter Spasswein mit mittellangem Abgang.

Der Wein zeigt eine klare hellgelbe Farbe mit leichtem Grünton. In der Nase dominieren exotische Fruchtaromen von Lychee, Pfirsich, Grapefruits & erfrischender Ananas, neben floralen Noten.Angenehme, erfrischende, leicht mineralische Säure. Fruchtbetonter Spasswein mit mittellangem Abgang.

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