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88 • Alta Vista 2009 Classic, Torrontes, Salta $13. Best Buy.
Mild floral bath and suntan oil aromas follow thorugh on a round, supple entry to a dryish medium body with tart peach skin and caramel apple notes. Finishes with a bright tangy Meyer lemon and earth accented fade. (tasted on Feb-15-2010)
88 • Bodegas San Huberto 2009 Torrontes, La Rioja $8.99. Best Buy.
silvery straw color. Aromas of caramelly peach cobbler and floral talc follow through on round silky entry to a dryish light-to-medium body with lemon zest and grass notes. Finishes with a crisp, drying fade. A nice dry, fragrant table wine to try with grilled tuna steaks. (tasted on Feb-15-2010)
86 • Finca El Origen 2008 Reserva, Torrontes, Cafayate Valley $10.99. Best Buy.
Bright aromas of apricot marmalade, Meyer lemon, and peony follow through on a soft entry to a dryish light-to-medium body with good depth and crispness. Finishes with a honeyed lychee and floral talc accented fade. A very floral white to pair with summer salads. (tasted on Feb-15-2010)
86 • Antigua Cava 2009 Torrontes, Mendoza $8.99. Best Buy.
Aromas of delicately floral bath oil and papaya pulp follow thorugh on a soft, supple entry to a dryish glycerous medium body with poached pear and peach skin notes. Finishes with a crisp, dried lilac and mineral accented fade. A good food wine. (tasted on Feb-15-2010)
83 • Espiritu de Argentina 2009 Torrontés, Mendoza $8.99.|Find-a-Wine|
Aromas of Provence milled bath soap, peach granita, and lemon verbena on toast follow through on a soft, supple entry to a dry light-to-medium body with tilled earth and sour cream notes. Finishes with brisk, pithy, musty fade. (tasted on Feb-15-2010)