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88 • Cielo 2007 Estate Grown & Bottled, Torrontes, Famatina Valley $14.99. Best Buy.
Golden silver color. Cashew brittle, melon custard, peach jam, and lipstick aromas follow through on a soft, satiny entry to a dry-yet-fruity medium body with tropical citrus and spice notes. Finishes with a touch of minerality and dried flowers, and a crisp, tangy, mouthwatering fade. (tasted on Nov-14-2008)
88 • Santa Ana 2007 Reserve, Torrontes, Mendoza $9.99. Best Buy.
Pale golden color. Deep aromas of potpourri, clove, pear, and allspice follow through on a silky entry to a dry-yet-fruity medium body with ruby grapefruit and chalk notes. Finishes with a crisp, florid fade. A nice aperitif or serve with spicy Latin shrimp dishes. (tasted on Nov-14-2008)
86 • Alta Vista 2007 Classic, Torrontes, Salta $11.99.|Find-a-Wine|
Pale straw color. Perfumey aromas of orange blossoms, apricots, and bath oil follow through on a lightly crisp entry to a dryish medium body with a touch of nuts and pepper. Finishes with a tart green apple and nectarine skin fade. (tasted on Nov-14-2008)