from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A variety of white grape grown in Spain.


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  • It's a subjective classification but usually refers to any or all of the following: gewürztraminer, riesling, sauvignon blanc, muscat, torrontes and pinot gris.

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  • And there will be more bubbly, including new varieties such as sparkling cabernet sauvignon, sparkling malbec and sparkling torrontes. Chronicle

  • They did mention grapes such as bonarda, tempranillo, cabernet franc, marsanne, torrontes and barbera.

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  • Had a glass of sangria that wasn't overly sweet for $8 ($32 for a pitcher) and a glass of the Argentinian torrontes for $8.

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  • After a fairly lazy day on Friday, seeing a few sights of Mendoza, we had our final evening in Argentina with Luis, and managed to try the only grape variety we had left to try - torrontes, unique to Argentina - and very good it was too! Recent Updates

  • A glass of Inca torrontes-chardonnay blend for $8.

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  • This torrontes, from Cafayate Valley, is both lively and complex, delivering flavors of lime, pear, kiwi, minerals and sweet peas with laser-like clarity.

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  • Lobster: White Burgundy, New Zealand sauvignon blanc, Italian kerner, California chardonnay, Argentine torrontes, Portuguese vinho verde Holiday Countdown -

  • 2008 Michel Torino Don David Torrontes, $17 South America's best white wines are neither its chardonnays nor its sauvignon blancs but the crisp, clear, bone-dry and wonderfully fresh wines from the otherwise obscure torrontes grape that come from the vineyards of Argentina.

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