Waltraud Riesling by Torres

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Waltraud is made with the best harvests of Riesling, which is one of the most highly prized aromatic varieties – and rightly so given that it is capable of producing such an elegantly sublime and magnificently fruity wine as this. Waltraud Maczassek, of German nationality, put down roots in the Penedès region when she married Miguel A. Torres. That’s why he decided to make a wine in her honour, using German varieties but planted in the Upper Penedes. The wine has a luminous gold color. On the nose reminiscent of orange blossom, jasmine, quince and pineapple. Elegant, firm-bodied and silky, with echoes of spice bread on the finish. Pairs beautifully with oysters and shellfish. Sublime in combination with fish, rice dishes, pasta with mariniere sauce, duck in sweet sauce.

Description

Tasting Notes from Pinto Wines

Colour Bright yellow with golden tinges
Nose Orange blossom, jasmine, quince and pineapple.
Palate Elegant balance between sweetness and acidity, slightly perfumed, firm-bodied and silky, with echoes of spice bread on the finish

Fact Sheet

Size 75 cl
Grape Variety 100% Riesling
Alcohol % 11.5%
Style Aromatic, light and Crispy
Estate/Producer Familia Torres
Country Spain
Region Catalonia Region: DO Penedès
Vintage 2019
Vinification The grapes are harvested at the end of September. Now the fresh grapes are sorted, pressed and the must is fermented at a controlled temperature within 15 days. The ageing takes place in stainless steel tanks
Closure Cork
Cellaring/Ageing Potential Drink Now with ageing potential for 5 years

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