Alfredo Roca Fincas Torrontes 2017

white

argentina

mendoza

Description

The Roca family has been producing wine in Mendoza for 4 generations, and currently farms nearly 260 acres in San Rafael, the southernmost province of Mendoza. At altitudes of 2,300 to 2,600 feet above sea level, Roca’s vineyards produce distinct, cool-climate wines of singular quality.

Tasting Notes: Offers an expressive nose of floral aromas, with hints of orange peel, honey, and fruit cocktail. Dry, crisp and refreshing on the palate.

Serve With: Excellent with exotic, aromatic dishes like thai curries.

Additional information

Country

Region

Appellation

Mendoza

Variety

Vintage

Wine Type

UPC

097871014892

Case Code

10097871014899

Vineyards

280+ acres planted to Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Bonarda, Merlot, Sauvignon Blanc, Syrah, Tocai and Chenin Blanc, with small acreage of Torrontes and Tempranillo. Vineyards (Finca La Perseverancia, Finca Los Amigos, Finca Santa Herminia) are planted at 2,600+ feet above sea level.

Composition

100% Torrontes.

Viticulture

From vineyards in San Rafael at 2,300 ft above sea-level. Sandy, clay-loam soils. Harvested in early March.

Winemaking

Short maceration on the skins prior to pressing. Stainless steel vinification, with no malolactic conversion. Unoaked.

Alcohol

11.8%

Vegan

Farming Practices

HPS SKU

ROCA111217