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Elsa Bianchi Torrontes 750ml 2013
Sku: 1868620
In 1928, Italian immigrant Valentin Bianchi bought a vineyard and small winery in Mendoza, Argentina. His sons later renamed the company Valentin Bianchi and today his grandsons manage the estate. ...more
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Country: Argentina
Region: Cuyo
Sub-Region: Mendoza
Grape Varietal: Torrontes
Type: Still wine
Reg. $16.49
On Sale $14.69
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Aromas and flavors of grapefruit, spice, orange blossom and apple. Finishes clean and bright.

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In 1928, Italian immigrant Valentin Bianchi bought a vineyard and small winery in Mendoza, Argentina. His sons later renamed the company Valentin Bianchi and today his grandsons manage the estate. Their vineyards Asti, Las Paredes and Dona Elsa comprise over 716 acres located in San Rafael, an area thought to have the best soil in the Mendoza region are planted with Italian, Californian and French rootstock. Las Paredes and Dona Elsa Vineyards are planted on sandy calcareous soil of alluvial origin and Asti Vineyard is planted on sandy loam and stones ‒ each one at elevations over 2,460 feet. The grapes are hand-picked, twice sorted and fermented in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks. Winemaker Francisco Martinez has been with the winery since 1979. In 1996, Robert Pepi, of Napa, California was hired as a consultant to introduce contemporary techniques while maintaining the wines’ traditional Argentine character.
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The grapes were hand-picked, twice sorted and fermented for ten days in temperature controlled stainless steel tanks.

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In 1928, Italian immigrant Valentin Bianchi bought a vineyard and small winery called El Chiche in Mendoza, Argentina. When Valentin's sons joined the company in the early 1950s, they renamed the company Valentin Bianchi. Today his grandsons, Valentin Eduardo, Ricardo Stradella and Alejandro Ruben manage the estate. The Valentin Bianchi vineyards Asti, Las Paredes and Dona Elsa comprise over 716 acres and are located in San Rafael region, an area thought to have the best soil in Mendoza. The vineyards are planted with Italian, Californian and French rootstock. Francisco Martinez is the winemaker for all Valentin Bianchi labels, and has been with the winery since 1979. In 1996, winemaker Robert Pepi, of Napa, California was hired as a consultant to introduce contemporary techniques while maintaining the wines' traditional Argentine character.


 
 

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