Crios Torrontes 2012

by Nannette Eaton on April 1, 2013


“Once I knew only darkness and stillness… my life was without past or future… but a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped to the rapture of living.” — Helen Keller

Crios Torrontes Argentina Dry White Wine

Tired of winter weather? The darkness, stillness and cold still enveloping you, making you long for brighter days? Pour a glass of Crios Torrontés, with it’s evocative label with the line drawing of a free-form hands,  this torrontés is spring in a glass – sunlight, honeysuckle and limes. The perfect pairing? Try Pork & Shrimp Pot Stickers. The music match? We’re listening to a favorite, “Take My Hand” by Dido from the album No Angel.

The details: 13.9% alcohol. Screw-cap closure. Appellation:Argentina. Grape: Torrontés. Retail price: $11-15 USD. Imported by Vine Connections. This was a media sample for a Whole Foods spring wine tasting.

photo credit: EatonAlive ©2013

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Lawrence April 7, 2013 at 3:23 pm

Not tired of winter yet down here in little old Noo Zeealnd but it is fast approaching and I am sure I will be (tired of it that is) in the not too distant future.
In the meanwhile I anticipate tucking into some reds to see how they have turned out. Always an exciting time.

Nannette Eaton April 8, 2013 at 7:39 pm

We’re heading into spring in the Northern Hemisphere, so longer days and sunny weather is in the forecast — I live in San Diego, so it’s always nice, but the folks on the East Coast are ready for summer. Enjoy the red.

All the best,

Nannette Eaton

Jessica l Food Wine Fashion April 10, 2013 at 5:16 pm

I’m so over winter! It looked like we were in the clear in the Rockies and then we just got hit with another snow storm yesterday. Torrontes is one of my up and coming whites, I love the fuller bodied versions (like Crios) with the signature honeysuckle flavor. Never thought to try it with potstickers, that may be a weekend project.

Happy Wine Wednesday!

xxoo – jessica

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