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Country of Origin & Region

Winery

Argentina, Calchaqui Valley, Salta

Amalaya

Amalaya Torrontes Riesling 2017

Amalaya Torrontes Riesling 2017 91 pts James Suckling

Food Accompaniments

Thai food, Indian food, Asian-fushion, Chinese cuisine, soft cheeses, dried pasta with vegetables, Mexican cuisine, white meat


Awards, Reviews and other Notes

91 pts James Suckling April 2018
A vibrant, but well-balanced dry white with tons of fresh fruit salad aromas and a hint of floral honey. A crisp, salty, mineral finish. A great food wine! A blend of torrontes and riesling. Drink now. Screw cap.



Winemaker Notes

For centuries, farmers made offerings in hope for a miracle – as Amalaya translates in the local language – for a bountiful harvest. It is located at 5,900 feet above sea level, in the Calchaquí Valley, northwest of Argentina. The region stands out as one of The Highest Vineyards In The World, characterized by its dry climate with no more than 150 mm annual rainfall, with significant thermal amplitude; rocky and sandy soil.
Shiny gold very limpid color. Citrus notes of grapefruit and lemon skins dominate the nose. In mouth, delicate and silky yet fresh and crisp with good acidity and a distinctive mineral note.




Chemical Analysis

6 Bottle price

Price

SKU

Varietal

12.5% alcohol by volume

$8.99

$9.99

14566

Dry White


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