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Gimenez Mendez PUZZLE Blend 2010

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Grape Variety: 16% Tannat, 6% Chenin, 6% Cabernet Franc, 6% Marselán, 6% Chardonnay,  6% Pinot Noir, 6% Petit Verdot , 6% Sauvignon Blanc, 6% Arinarnoa, 6% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Viognier, 6% Merlot, 6% Syrah, 6% Alicante Bouchet and 6% Pinot Meunier.

Tasting NotesA blend of 15 varieties – 82% reds and 18% whites. 16% Tannat, and 6% equal contributions from Chenin Blanc, Cabernet Franc, Marselán, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Petit Verdot, Sauvignon Blanc, Arinarnoa, Cabernet Sauvignon, Viognier, Merlot, Syrah, Alicante Bouchet and Pinot Meunier! Delicate red ruby color. The nose is complex, with delicate floral and citrus aromas from white grapes. Aromas of berries and cherries dominate from the variety of grapes. Barrel aging adds notes of chocolate, coffee and tobacco. In the mouth is very harmonious, with elegant tannins. 

Vineyard: Las Brujas, Los Cerrillos, Viñas Mendoza
Age of the Vineyard: 5 to 35 years old
Time of Harvest: February 12th to April 5th
Altitude: 80–90 metres above sea level

Harvest Method: hand harvested
Winemaking: Vinification has taken place separately in order to achieve harmonious blend.  
Winemaker: Gastón Vitale

Alcohol: 13.5% vol.
Volume: 750 ml
Residual sugars3.30 gr/litre
Standard Drinks: 8.0
Peak drinking: Drink now.
Best Served: 17°C
Ageing: 7 months, 18% in French oak barrels and 82% in American oak barrels