Wine Torres, "Vina Esmeralda", Catalunya DO, 2016
The wine is characterized by an attractive golden color with a greenish tint.
Juicy taste of wine, with a silky texture, delicate notes of honey and spices, hints of fresh grapefruit.
Sensual, exotic aroma of the wine is filled with distinct floral notes (rose, lily), a touch of honey.
Wine is the perfect accompaniment to shellfish and dishes of them (eg, avocado salad with clams), as well as fish dishes, fresh melon, Spanish ham, pate, poultry, pork in sweet and sour sauce.
The basis of tender and seductive wine "Vina Esmeralda", which takes its name from the emerald green of the Mediterranean Sea, is the Muscat grapes and Gewurztraminer. Grown in the mountains of Penedes Superiore at an altitude of 900 meters above sea level, grape has a more subtle and delicate flavor, it is more fragrant and sweet. Both grapes are vinified separately in stainless steel tanks, then combined and, after a short rest, bottled. Wine storage capacity of not less than three years.
Wine "Viña Esmeralda" repeatedly represented at international competitions and has won a number of the highest awards.
The company was founded by Jaime Torres and Miguel Torres in 1870. Iberian Peninsula, which are located the main vineyards of the family, known for a variety of soil and climate are ideal for viticulture. From generation to generation in the family passed the secret of making wine and love of the land. This tradition, innovation and vision have turned Torres into a known company, whose products can now be found in more than 140 countries worldwide. Today Torres owns more than 1,300 hectares of vineyards, not only in Spain but also in other continents. One of the main priorities of the Torres family is to preserve for future generations the culture of viticulture. Therefore Torres pays great attention to environmental problems and their solution - cleans wastewater, is actively involved in the preservation and transplantation of regional forests, and in preserving the Bonelli eagle in Spain and the Andean condor in Chile invests research on renewable energy sources (solar panels and wind parks), hybrid cars, the study of exploitation of vineyards and forest biomass.
In January 2007, Torres Wine Enthusiast named "the best winery in Europe 2006" for its innovation, commitment to research, for the significance in the world of wines and spirits.