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Characteristics of Torres Viña Esmeralda
Viña Esmeralda is a delicate and very aromatic white wine from Catalonia produced by Bodegas Torres.
This wine was created some time after Miguel Torres finished his studies in enology, when he decided to create fruitier wines than could be found in the wine market. Moscatel and Gewürztraminer are used, which grow in the mountainous area of the Upper Penedès, producing varieties with more flavour and delicacy.
Serve at 11ºC
Aperitif, Light starters, Sushi, White meat, Fish rices, Boiled seafood, Pâté
Straw yellow with lemon reflections. Clean and bright.
The nose is intense, with notes of rose and lavender with hints of jasmine and citrus fruits like orange.
The palate is fine and elegant. It has a very long aftertaste.
SightStraw yellow with lemon reflections. Clean and bright.NoseOn the nose it is intense with notes of rose, lavender, jasmine and citrus touches like orange. TasteOn the palate it is fine, elegant, silky and wise. A long after taste.
SightPale straw yellow colour with lemon reflections. Clean and very bright.NoseCorrect intensity, fragrant and very aromatic wine in which floral aromas and aromas of ripe fruit stand out. Citric reminiscences.TasteIn the mouth, it is fresh, honest and clean. Direct mid-palate, correct acidity and a great load of fruit. Citric and floral retro-olfaction.
For many Catalan winemakers, the DO Catalunya is one of their best weapons for marketing their wines to the international market, since the image of their wine is significantly enhanced by a ‘Denominación de Origen’, which can certify a wines origin and quality. One of the initial positive effects is the fact that great wines are associated with a larger geographic area within the peninsula, in the same way as the Bordeaux region in France. For many producers, the DO Catalunya is a clear sign of the regions commitment towards a model of quality. This is especially beneficial for Catalan wines that previously did not come under another ‘Denominación de Origen’.
Bodegas Torres is a family business of several generations dedicated to the production of wine and brandy in the Penedés, and they now have an extensive range of products which are exported to more than 140 countries worldwide.