ChakanaEstate Selection Torrontes 2021Product code: 16713
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Chakana Estate Selection Torrontés wine is a sophisticated vinous experience from Argentina’s Salta region. This wine is characterised by its potent aromatic character, which boasts an exotic blend of white flowers, lychee and citrus. Its palate mirrors the scents and provides a lively acidity with a slightly sweet finish. The primary fruit flavours are apple and peach, elevated by delicate hints of spice and white pepper. Chakana's Torrontés embodies polished elegance, displaying an enchanting balance of sweetness and acidity. This wine pairs beautifully with spicy food, rich cheeses and seafood dishes. A glass of Chakana Estate Selection Torrontés offers an enchanting immersion into Argentine winemaking.
Light green cast. Citrus and a touch of green apple on the nose and delicately creamy. On the palate, lovely creamy fresh balance. Elegant and tight on the palate, long and crisp and that green apple on the finish. Mouth-watering
About the Winery
Situated in the heart of Argentina's wine region, Mendoza, is the majestic Chakana winery. With picturesque vineyards stretching across 150 hectares, it offers a remarkable fusion of the natural beauty and art of winemaking.
Founded in 2002, the Chakana winery, holds a strong connection to native Andean culture. The term 'Chakana' refers to the Inca Cross, a symbol of indigenous people of the Andes and its philosophy. The winery's ethos mirrors this Andean principle, with a keen focus on environmental respect and gratitude for the earth's bounty.
Chakana takes pride in its biodynamic practices - It is one of the first Argentinian wineries to have achieved biodynamic certification. With careful nurturing and without the use of any synthetic chemicals, the winery creates wines that are a pure representation of their terroir. Whether it’s the robust Malbec, the aromatic Cabernet Sauvignon, or the elegant Chardonnay, each wine bears the signature of its specific soil and climate.
Esteemed winemaker Alberto Antonini helms the creation of Chakana's exquisite wines. With his profound knowledge and expertise, he ensures that optimal standards of quality are adhered to in every aspect of the winery and its products. True to its principles, Chakana’s wines are vegan, crafted without the use of any animal-derived products.
With visitor tours and tastings available, a visit to Chakana will delight the senses and offer a real insight into the magic of biodynamic winemaking. Relishing a glass of Chakana wine underneath the Argentinian sun is an experience not to be missed. From the rich, fertile soils of Mendoza to the aromatic wines filling your glass, Chakana truly encapsulates "terroir in a bottle".
Although Chakana is faced with challenges from the unpredictable climate, the dedication of its team ensures that quality is uncompromised. Through respecting nature and working tirelessly, Chakana winery continues to produce wines that not only taste excellent; but also responsibly crafted.