Patricio Tapia's top 'extreme' wines from Chile and Argentina

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Electric and refreshing flavours are cropping up in unlikely pockets of Chile and Argentina, at altitude and near the sea. Patricio Tapia picks his top choices...
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El Porvenir de Los Andes, Laborum Torrontés, Valles Calchaquíes, Argentina 2011

El Porvenir de Los Andes, Laborum Torrontés, Valles Calchaquíes, Argentina 2011
17.5/20pts (91/100pts)
From 45-year-old vines, this is a voluptuous Torrontés, with white peaches and flowers, and a creamy texture. A great way in to
the variety, this comes from vines grown at almost 1,800m.
Price: £12.52–£15 Good Wine Online, Highbury Vintners, Hispa Merchants, Philglas & Swiggot, Ruta 40
Drink 2013–2015
Alc 13.5%