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Familia Torres 'Celeste' Verdejo Sur Lies 2020
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James Suckling 91
Fresh pear, lemon and grapefruit pith, flint and lemon grass on the nose. Medium-bodied with bright acidity. Excellent fruit concentration and texture. James Suckling, September 2021

TASTING NOTES:
Brilliant pale gold in color. The nose reveals distinctive aniseed and herbaceous notes with undertones of fruit. Silky and full on entry, with a backbone of clean acidity that carries through on the long, persistent finish

2020 VINTAGE NOTES:
In terms of precipitation, 2020 was a normal year, but ... read more
This is a white wine
Item ID: #47531
Location at store:101a
Size: 750mL (wine)
Closure: Cork
Alcohol by vol: 13%

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James Suckling 91
Fresh pear, lemon and grapefruit pith, flint and lemon grass on the nose. Medium-bodied with bright acidity. Excellent fruit concentration and texture. James Suckling, September 2021

TASTING NOTES:
Brilliant pale gold in color. The nose reveals distinctive aniseed and herbaceous notes with undertones of fruit. Silky and full on entry, with a backbone of clean acidity that carries through on the long, persistent finish

2020 VINTAGE NOTES:
In terms of precipitation, 2020 was a normal year, but most of the rain was concentrated over the early vegetative cycle. The rest of the season saw a long stretch without any rainfall. The ripening period was mostly dry with a little rainfall in mid-September when the harvest was already underway. The harvest started under drought conditions, which also brought down
yields. Temperatures were above average in 2020, although the end of the growth season was milder than normal.

SOIL:
River bed gravel, a mixture of stones and pebbles
VARIETAL COMPOSITION:
Verdejo and Sauvignon Blanc
APPELLATION:
DO Rueda
WINEMAKING:
3 hours of skin contact and fermented in stainless steel tank under controlled
temperatures for 15 days
AGING:
Aged on lees for 4 months
TECHNICAL DETAILS:
Alcohol: 13%
pH: 3.12
Total Acidity: 5.45 g/L
Residual Sugar: 0.7 g/L

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TorresIn 1870, when the Torres family founded its wine-making and exporting company, they understood the importance of both respecting traditions and maintaining the utmost quality of their products. Today, thanks to this hundred year old commitment, Bodegas Torres is a strong leader in the Spanish wine and brandy industry.

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Pirate Mike

EMPIRE STAFF REVIEW

Great value

"This is more interesting than your average verdejo. The time on the lies definitely brings a texture that puts this wine on a tier above its peers."

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