Susana Balbo Late Harvest Torrontés

Uco Valley, Mendoza

Tasting Notes

Pale yellow with golden hints, it reveals intense aromas of jasmine, white rose petals and notes of fresh citrus fruit. On the palate, it has enticing flavors of lychee, subtle honey touches leading to a delicate and silky finish.

Cheese platter, lemon or apple pie and passion fruit cake.

Destemmed, lightly pressed and fermented in small tank during 16 days at 14ºC. After 8 days, 15% is sent to new French oak barrels for three months.

100% Torrontés. Alcohol 11.5%; acidity 6.3 g/L.

Grapes grown in Altamira (San Carlos) at an average elevation of 1,050 m.

Tasting Notes

Pale yellow with golden hints, it reveals intense aromas of jasmine, white rose petals and notes of fresh citrus fruit. On the palate, it has enticing flavors of lychee and subtle honey touches, leading to a delicate and silky finish.

Pairs well with cheesecake, apple-based cakes, lemon pie or even cheese like Camembert.

Destemmed, lightly pressed and fermented in small tank during 16 days at 14°C. After 8 days, 15% is sent to new French oak barrels for three months.

100% Torrontés. Alcohol 13.5%; acidity 7.2 g/L.

Grapes grown at La Delfina Vineyard in Altamira, Uco Valley, at an elevation of 1,050 m.

Tasting Notes

Pale yellow with golden hints, it reveals intense aromas of jasmine, white rose petals and notes of fresh citrus fruit. On the palate, it has enticing flavors of lychee and subtle honey touches, leading to a delicate and silky finish.

Pairs well with cheesecake, apple-based cakes, lemon pie or even cheese like Camembert.

Destemmed, lightly pressed and fermented in small tank during 16 days at 14°C. After 8 days, 15% is sent to new French oak barrels for three months.

100% Torrontés. Alcohol 12.5%; acidity 6.8 g/L.

Grapes grown in Altamira (San Carlos) at an average elevation of 1,050 m.

91

points

2011 Susana Balbo Late Harvest Torrontés
Neal Martin, Wine Advocate, October 2012

"The 2011 Late Harvest Torrontes is produced from raisined grapes in Altamira with a small proportion raised in new French oak. The nose works a treat with lively white peach, apricot and honey aromas and then later, a hint of white chocolate. The palate is sweet and rounded on the entry, with crisp, ripe apricot and peachy fruit and hints of passion fruit towards the harmonious finish. This is one of the best late harvest wines in Argentina. Excellent. Drink now-2017."

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92

points

2011 Susana Balbo Late Harvest Torrontés
Stephen Tanzer, Vinous, March 2013

"Bright lemon-yellow. Carnal aromas and flavors of apricot pit, candied lemon peel, lichee and honey are lifted by a bracing note of grapefruit. Dense and lush in the mouth but remains just short of unctuous thanks to a lemony edge and a whiff of jasmine. I'm not yet convinced that this utterly delicious wine equals the complexity of the 2010 version, but the finish is strong and very long."

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