Recuerdo Wines: Experience and Remember

Argentina is one of the fastest growing wine regions in the world.

Mendoza is one of the country’s largest wine producing regions, nestled into the eastern foothills of the Andes Mountains, where the vineyards are some of the highest in elevation in the world.

Recuerdo Wines offers wine lovers the opportunity to experience premium wines that capture the unique terroir of this fascinating wine-growing region. Recuerdo means “ memory” or “memento” in Spanish and the winemakers of Recuerdo believe that each bottle of Recuerdo should not only represent Argentina’s native terroir but also serve as a memory of each and every harvest.

The 2010 Recuerdo Wines Torrontés is a classic aromatic and floral Torrontés wine. This classic wine from Argentina is cultivated in La Rioja, which is located in the Famatina Valley wine region. This region is known for producing aromatic varieties. The Recuerdo Torrontés is fruity, smooth and lively on the palate. I love the peach, lemon-lime and pear notes on the nose and palate. This wine is very well balanced and has a nice crisp finish. If you like Sauvignon Blanc and Viognier, you will love this wine!

Food Pairings for Recuerdo Wines Torrontés:

~ Cheeses such as Brie and Camembert

~ Light Crab Dip

~ Thai Salads

~ Grilled Mahi-Mahi with Fruit Salsa

~ Roasted Chicken or Chicken with Creamy Sauces

~ Spanish Tapas

~ Pastas with Fresh Summer Vegetables

The 2010 Recuerdo Wines Malbec is a classic lush and powerful Malbec. This wine is cultivated in Mendoza on the eastern side of the Andes Mountains in the Uco Valley. The Recuerdo Malbec is a blend of 85% Malbec, 8% Cabernet Franc, 5% Merlot and 2% Syrah. It is full of blackberries, red fruits, and plum skins and also has a nice earth component from the rocky soils of the Uco Valley. The wine is robust, bold and savory.

Food Pairings for Recuerdo Wines Malbec:

~ Barbecue Ribs

~ Steak

~ Fillet of Beef

~ Rack of Lamb

~ Barbecue Chicken

~ Empanadas

~ Hamburgers

~ Grilled Sausages


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{Disclosure: I was provided with Recuerdo Wine from the Ma(i)sonry Napa Valley to write this review. All statements and opinions expressed in this article are my own.}