Gundlach Bundschu Mountain Cuvee Red Blend 2010

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Soft, rich aromas and flavors of blueberry preserves, red currants & vanilla cream, with a meaty texture and notes of sweet sage and herbs de provene. The long, chewy finish is full of dense berry and cocoa. A lush, fruit-forward wine intended to be enjoyed within five years of vintage. 52% Merlot, 43% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Malbec, 2% Petit Verdot and 1% Syrah.

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Gundlach Bundschu Winery:
At Gundlach Bundschu we define sustainability broadly, seeking not only to be responsible stewards of the land, but also to preserve this land for future generations of our family. There is nothing static about this view of sustainability—it requires innovation and action. We believe that preserving the unique ecosystem of Rhinefarm is essential to wine quality, as well as to the health of our ... Read more
At Gundlach Bundschu we define sustainability broadly, seeking not only to be responsible stewards of the land, but also to preserve this land for future generations of our family. There is nothing static about this view of sustainability—it requires innovation and action. We believe that preserving the unique ecosystem of Rhinefarm is essential to wine quality, as well as to the health of our family and business. The introduction of beneficial predators, from owls and bluebirds to beetles and mites, and intensive pest monitoring allows us to eliminate all regular use of pesticides, use no pre-emergent herbicides and limit the use of aggressive herbicides. Cover crops contribute vital diversity and nutrition to the soils, and we utilize registered organic compounds and practices whenever possible. Vigilant management of our acute deficit irrigation program and water reclamation ponds promote conservation, recycling 70% of winery water. We use biodiesel to fuel our tractors, and continually seek ways to enhance environmental quality and make the most efficient use of resources. Like many of his family members before him, Jeff Bundschu is striving to redefine the estate vision to meet the industry challenges of the times. With superb vineyards and a talented team of employees, he is excited about the future of the estate. “Each generation of my family that has stood on this dirt felt compelled to looking at the vines and wines with a fresh eye. Our winery’s evolution is destined—families evolve. Land evolves. Plants evolve. Palates evolve.” Equally important to Bundschu is the preservation of the open-minded and spirited culture with which the winery has long been associated. “Our life here at Gundlach Bundschu, with its wine and good people, has always been about laughter, hard work, enjoying the inspiration that comes from being in such a beautiful place, and sharing what we have with our friends and neighbors.” Tasting Room Our intimate tasting room can only accomodate small groups, and we request groups of eight or more reserve a private tour for your visit. Read less

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Snooth User: vin0vin0
3578085,596
3.50 5
01/07/2014

Nice Sonoma bordeaux blend from Gundlach Bundschu. The immediate taste is the cabernet with some nice tannins and a bit of acidity. The secondary flavors come from the merlot which throws in some roundness and a touch of dark chocolate covered cherry.


Snooth User: puhnner
1534071,509
3.00 5
11/18/2014

One from the 'Flight No. 7: 'California Dreaming' had while waiting for a delayed flight at Love Field. From the CRU Tasting Notes - fairly accurate 'Supple and polished, with smokey herb, currant, mineral and dusty berry flavors, that firm up nicely ending with a loamy, earthy dried berry flavor.' Not bad at all and quite an enjoyable blend, definitely an 'old world' style.


External Reviews for Gundlach Bundschu Mountain Cuvee Red Blend

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Source: NapaCabs.com
03/10/2013

A serious yet easy-drinking red blend, loaded with lush black plum, blackberry, and milk chocolate flavors, with accents of black spice and fresh tobacco. Juicy, creamy and round mouthfeel with soft tannins supporting generous fruit.



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Soft, rich aromas and flavors of blueberry preserves, red currants & vanilla cream, with a meaty texture and notes of sweet sage and herbs de provene. The long, chewy finish is full of dense berry and cocoa. A lush, fruit-forward wine intended to be enjoyed within five years of vintage. 52% Merlot, 43% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2% Malbec, 2% Petit Verdot and 1% Syrah.

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