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1

What is the vineyard size of Argentina

220000ha

2

What is the World rank of Argentina in term of Wine production

5th larger producer in the world
7th largest exporter of wine

Biggest wine producter of South America

3

What are the 3 main winemaking regions of Argentina

North Region
Cuyo
Patagonia

4

What is the most planted grape in Argentina

Malbec (Cereza)

5

What is the most planted white grape in Argentina

Pedro Gimenez

6

What are the main white grapes in Argentina

Pedro Gimenez,
Torrontes
Chardonnay
Chenin

7

What are the main red grapes in Argentina

Malbec
Bonarda
Cab S
Syrah
Merlot
Tempranillo

8

What are the Pink Varieties in Argentina

Cereza
Criolla Chica
Criolla Grande

(30% of the nation vineyard acreage)

9

What kind of climat does Argentina have

Continental Climate

10

what protect Argentina from Humidity and fungal diseases

The Andes (rain shadow)
The Zonda (warm dry wind coming from the Pacific over Chile which is originally cold and wet)

11

Since when Argentina does have Ageing requirement

2008

12

What are the 2 levels of Ageing in Argentina

Reserva
Gran Reserva

13

What is the minimum aging time for Reserva wine in Argentina

White : 6 months Minimum
Red : 1y Minimum

14

What is the minimum aging time for Gran Reserva wine in Argentina

White : 1y Minimum
Red : 2y Minimum

15

What are the 2 DOCs of Argentina and where are they situated

Lujàn de Cuyo (malbec based)
San Rafael

Mendoza

16

What are the synonym for the Bonarda from Argentina

Corbeau in Savoie
Charbono in USA

Different Variety than in Italy

17

What are the 3 types of Torrontes in Argentina

Torrontés Riojano (most common)
Torrontés Sanjuanino
Torrontés Mendocino

18

Who is the only winemakers to use the San Rafael DOC

Valentín Bianchi

19

What is the pourcentage of Mendoza Production

¾ of the country wine production (146000ha)