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Wine from Salta

Wine from Salta

Salta is not as well known as some of the other wine regions in Argentina, and is located in the extreme north of the country. The majority of vineyards in the region are in the mountains with some vineyards climbing 9840 feet above the sea. The proximity to the equator is very similar to Alice Springs in Australia. Salta has an alluvial soil that is quite similar to the wine region of Mendoza. Because of the mountains, Salta has low rainfall levels with clear skies nearly all year round. The mountains provide irrigation to the vineyards sending the snowmelt flowing over the region. The meso climate is also quite helpful with summer temperatures reaching nearly 100° during the day and 55° at night. The viticulture of the region dates back to the early Spaniards and was known as having one productive epicenter, located in the Calchaquies Valley. The most prominent varieties of red wine include Malbec, Merlot, Tannat, and Cabernet Sauvignon, with Chardonnay and Torrontes accounting for Salta’s most respected and white wines. Cafayate and Molinos are Salta's key wine-growing areas. Cafayate has won recognition for its Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Torrontes wines in particular.

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Maipe Torrontes 2020

Maipe Torrontes is made from 100% Torrontes from the Salta region. Manual harvest.
7 day maceration with selected yeasts at 8°-10°C; fermentation with selected yeasts at 12°-14°.
Spring-like nose of fresh white peaches, pears, green apple, green melon and hints of jasmine and rose petals.
On the palate, it has a beautiful structure and acidity along with fruit flavors and plenty of body.  Well balanced, this wine displays a pleasant freshness with citrus notes and a long finish.

Best enjoyed in its youth either by itself, or as a wonderful partner with smoked meats,  mild to medium-strong cheeses, seafood and a great partner for spicy food as well.

Sylvestra Torrontes 2020

Sylvestra Torrontes is made from 100 percent Torrontes.

Sylvestra wines show typicity, varietal power and careful elaboration from the Bressia family with the character, freshness and rebelliousness of the new generation. Fruity aromas, floral memories and authentic flavors - here is the expression of Sylvestra, with no oak, just fruit.

Greenish yellow color with good and brillant intensity. The delicate bouquet reveals white peach, white flower blossom and roses aromas. Well-balanced, elegant, fresh and fruity on the palate, this Torrontes is full-flavored, unctuous and persistent in the mouth.

Ideal with white meats, cheese, salads, appetizers, seafood, fish.

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