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Geography of Wine Quiz #2
Terms in this set (44)
fruit, acid, alcohol, sugar, tannin
fat, acid, salt, sugar
Granny Smith Apple
good acid, fruit and sugar
high in salt content
high in fat content
sweetness to match with Port and reds
to show the effect on wines - metallic taste
French has the worlds _________ largest total vineyard area
French wines accounted for _____ of the world exports in 2005
French wine traces its history to the 6th century BC, with many of France's regions dating their wine-making history to Roman times
The wines produced today range from expensive high-end wines sold internationally, to more modest wines usually only seen within France
Chateau Pichon Longueville Baron
Winery in Pauillac appellation of the Bordeaux region of France
French word for soil
The AOC system
Label guaranteeing the geographical origin of a wine and granted to specific section of land
Sparkling wine - Pinot noir, Chardonnay
Mostly wine - Sauvignon Blanc, Chenin Blanc
Mostly white - Riesling, Gewurtztraminer
Red and white - Pinot Noir, Chardonnay
Red and white - Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet France
Cotes du Rhone
Mostly red - Syrah, Grenache
Red and white - Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay
Four major white wines regions in France:
Alsace, Lorie Valley, Bordeaux, Burgundy
mostly white, dry
attacks wine grape roots
The Great French Wine Blight
servere many of the vineyards in France and laid to waste the wine industry, caused by phyllxera which originated in N. America.
The Red Wines of France
Burgundy, Beaujolais, Beaujolais Nouveau, Cote d'Or
Many consider Bordeaux as one of the most important wine producing regions in the world. It is home to nearly ________ wineries and ______ different appellations.
Major grape varieties of Bordeaux are:
cabernet sauvignon, merlot, cabernet frac, malbec, petite verdor
indicates the geographical origin, quality and the style of a wine
Vin de Pays
wine of the land
Vine de France
basic quality tier for French wine
Southeastern region of France, climate is hot, dry and sunny. Producing wines with more complexity and higher alcohol. Northern part, most famous red wines
Southern part, famous French ros'e called Taval, also the name of a city.
holy wine, sweet, dessert style wine
What grapes are in Chianti?
Red: Sangiovese, Canaille
White: depends on vintage season
What are the different quality levels of Chianti?
1. Chianti $
2. Chianti Classico $$
3. Chianti Classic Revern $$$
Chianti Wine Region
wine zone extending through most of Tuscany
What are the grapes of Piedmont?
3. Nebbiolo ( best, most expensive)
greatest variety of wines produced here
pretty much same as AOC but DOC has aging requirements.
What percent of wines in Germany are white?
85%, it's colder
What is the first wine (red) released each harvest season in France?
What was the Great French Wine Blight?
Phylloxera attacked vineyards in France
What is Chablis?
stainless steel fermented Chardonnay
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