Argentina is widely known for their wonderful Malbec. Yet just as wonderful as Malbec, Argentina grows a lovely white varietal Torrontés. This varietal is not highly recognized by The United States, but is one that should not be overlooked. The Torrontés varietal is considered to be the best of its kind. The wines made from the Torrontés grape have been the visiting card of Argentine Wine Producers and have lead to many international awards. As it has progressed in the international market, it has become the emblematic white wine of Argentina.Torrontés is the most distinctive of all Argentine wines, including both white and red. The reason being is that Argentina is the only country to produce it.
Recuerdo Wines produces a beautiful Torrontés cultivated in La Roja. Due to the Famatima Valley Wine Region, where Recuerdo grows its grapes, the quality of the fruit is very high. For Recuredo this is a new and exciting varietal that they hope to share with the world.Torrontés is high in both citrus flavors and smells. Peaches, lemons and Asian fruits are high characteristics of this wine.
With summer just around the corner this is a perfect wine! Not only does it pair well with light foods but it also has the aroma of a wonderful summer night. So next time you are looking for a light white wine, or have Argentina on your mind don’t forget Recuerdo’s Torrontés.