Michel Torino Coleccion Sauvignon Blanc 2009

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This wine comes from the Bodega El Esteco winery in the Salta province of Argentina. The winery was created in 1892 u...

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A clean hay yellow colour with green hues. Pure, clear and impacting!Excellent fresh acidity, almost Marlborough, NZ in style with fresh peapods an... Read more

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Source: Great Wines Direct
03/24/2010

A clean hay yellow colour with green hues. Pure, clear and impacting!Excellent fresh acidity, almost Marlborough, NZ in style with fresh peapods and Grapefruit notes becoming more pronounced in the mouth with an intense fresh sensation and a lengthy finish. The bodega is situated in the foothills of the Andes in the Cafayate region around Salta in Northwest Argentina in one of the most scenic regions of this country. The vineyards are planted at 1,700 metres making them the highest commercial sites in the world. Cool climate plays a key part with great variations between night and day time temperatures, slowing down the ripening cycle and ensuring the development of good varietal character. The hallmark of Salta red wines is the great intensity of colour while the white wines, Torrontes in particular, are fresh and appealing. Michel Torino is well recognised on the international market and is renowned for its excellent wine quality, elegant label design and premium presentat...


Winemaker's Notes:

This wine comes from the Bodega El Esteco winery in the Salta province of Argentina. The winery was created in 1892 under the name Michel Torino Bros La Rosa Wineries. In 1994, it was sold to Félix Lávaque, a winemaker who in turn sold it to a Swiss group that gave the company the image it has today: a premium winemaker. The Coleccion Sauvingon Blanc has a pronounced grapefruit notes and an intense fresh sensation, the nose shows fresh peapods and has been described as almost Marlborough style This wine would be great with goats cheese and seafood, especially lobster.

This wine comes from the Bodega El Esteco winery in the Salta province of Argentina. The winery was created in 1892 under the name Michel Torino Bros La Rosa Wineries. In 1994, it was sold to Félix Lávaque, a winemaker who in turn sold it to a Swiss group that gave the company the image it has today: a premium winemaker. The Coleccion Sauvingon Blanc has a pronounced grapefruit notes and an intense fresh sensation, the nose shows fresh peapods and has been described as almost Marlborough style This wine would be great with goats cheese and seafood, especially lobster.

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