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CMS - Advanced Sommelier - Central Italy
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Draw Central of Italy with all its region.
Clockwise Tuscany, Marche, Abruzzi, Latium, Tuscany and Marche in the centre.
What is Procanico?
Trebbiano Toscano in Umbria
Name 2 DOCG in Umbria.
Sagrantino di Montefalco & Torgiano Rosso Riserva.
What of wine is Torgiano Rosso?
70% min Sangiovese
Name two styles of wines are produced in Sangratino di Montefalco.
Secco & passito
Name two quality producers of Umbria Sagrantino di Montefalco.
Marco Caprai and Paolo Bea demonstrate the high quality of the wine, in respectively modern and traditional fashion.
What is the most important grape of Marche?
Give Verdicchio character.
Green tinged white with distintive lemony, stony character and bitter almond tang. Hign acidity.
What are the difference between Castelli di Jesi Verdicchio Riserva DOCG & Verdicchio di Matelica Riserva DOCG ?
Latter sharper and first one rounder.
What is the appelation of Verdicchio di Matelica?
DOC. Riserva is DOCG.
Name all the DOCG of Marche covering red wines.
Conero Rosso - Montepulciano 85%
Vernaccia di Serrapetrona - Vernaccia Nera 85% (40% must be dried)
Offida - white from pecorino + Passerina min 85%
red 85% min montepulciano
Which Marche DOCG covers both white and red?
Name one sparkling DOCG of Marche?
Vernaccia di Serrapetrona DOCG.
Name 2 premier producer of Abruzzo?
Edoardo Valentini and the naturalistic Emidio Pepe, release their reds simply as Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOC.
What is Cerasuolo?
Rosato in Abruzzo
How many percent sangiovese is allowed in Montepulciano d'Abruzzo Colline Teramane DOCG?
Name the indigenious grape of Latium? Explain its importance and style.
The indigenous Cesanese grape takes center stage in the rosso wines of Cesanese del Piglio, the first zone in Lazio to achieve DOCG status. The variety produces spicy, peppery, highly acidic wines of moderate to high alcohol levels.
Who is the best producer of Latium?
Falesco making Merlot & Cabernet rather than Cesanese
What is the style of Cannelino di Frascati & Frascati Superiore?
Sweet the former and dry for the latter
What is another name for Lazio? Name a DOC which is shared by Lazio and Umbria.
Latium. Orvieto DOC. Grechetto and Trebbiano Toscano (Procanico) which produced generally dry , white although they may be sweet, and even botrytised
What is a fiasco?
Traditional Chianti bottle wrapped with straw
When was the first vintage of Sassicaia?
Who created Sassicaia?
Marquis Mario Rocchetta
Who is behind Tignanello?
What is the first vintage of Tignanello?
When is Solaia first vintage?
What is the dominant grape for Solaia?
Also known as the sunny one. Cabernet Sauvignon is the dominant varietal
When is Ornellaia first vintage?
What is the climate of Tuscany?
What are the two grapes add to Chianti blend after Sangiovese?
Canaiolo and Colorino
What are the subzones of Chianti?
Classico, Rùfina, Colli Fiorentini, Colli Senesi, Colline Pisane, Colli Aretini, and Montalbano. Montespertoli
Name two Chianti Producers.
Frescobaldi and the highly regarded Fattoria Selvapiana
What is the maximum Cabernet Sauvignon allowed in a Chianti?
What is Chianti normale?
Chianti normale may be released on March 1 of the year following the harvest
Give the aging requirements of Chianti Riserva
With two years of aging, Chianti may be labeled riserva.
What is Chianti Superiore?
Chianti superiore wines require an additional half-degree of alcohol and lowered vineyard yields.
Give the soil composition of Chianti Classico?
galestro- marl-like & alberese -sandstone
When did Chianti Classico decided that white grapes are no longer permitted in the wine?
What is the aging requirements for Chinati Classico?
Riserva wines must be aged for a minimum 24 months, with a minimum 12.5% alcohol level;
What is Gran Selezione?
a new category introduced in 2013—must be aged for at least 30 months prior to release.
What is often the wood vessel of choice for aging riserva Chianti Classico?
Brunello is which Sangiovese type?
What is the aging requirements for Brunello di Montalcino?
Aged in cask for a minimum two years and bottle for an additional four months—six months for riserva.
The wine may not be released until January 1st of the fifth year following harvest, or until the sixth year for riserva bottlings.
Where do you find the villages of Sant Angelo in Colle, Castelnuovo Abate and Torrenieri?
Name few Brunello di Montalcino producers.
Modernist: Casanova di Neri, Mastrojanni
Traditionalist: Talenti, and Soldera
Where is Sant'Antimo DOC and what it is famous for?
Montalcino and famous for Super Tuscan
When did Brunello elevated to DOCG status?
1980. Same as Vino Nobile di Montepulciano. 1st in Italy
What type of Sangiovese is used to make Vino Nobile di Montepulciano?
70% minimum Prugnolo Gentile
What is the aging requirements for Vino Nobile di Montepulciano?
Vino Nobile di Montepulciano is aged for a minimum of two years, with at least one year in wood. Riserva wines are aged for at least three years
Explain Morellino di Scansano DOCG.
The coastal Morellino di Scansano DOCG, in the southern Maremma, achieved DOCG status in 2006 for red wines based on a minimum 85% Sangiovese. Riserva wines are aged for a minimum of two years in barrel
How many percent of sangiovese is required in Carmignano?
Which DOCG was elevated in 2011 together with it subzone in Tuscany?
A former subzone, Suvereto, was elevated to DOCG status alongside Rosso della Val di Cornia
Name 3 wines that were produced with 100% Sangiovese but is classified under Vin da tavola
San Felice's Vigorello, Montevertine's Le Pergole Torte and Isole e Olena's Cepparello were three of the first 100% Sangiovese "Super-Tuscan" wines, released as vino da tavola before Chianti regulations permitted pure varietal bottlings
When did Bolgheria achieved its DOC status?
What is the only monopole in Italy?
Bolgheri Sassicaia DOC, 2013
What are the grape used for Vin Santo?
Malvasia, Trebbiano, Grechetto
What is Occhio di Pernice?
Vin Santo Rose produced with a minimum 50% Sangiovese added to the white grapes
What kind of barrel used in Vin Santo production?
caratelli (small) barrels and chestnut wood
Name one sweet DOCG of Tuscany.
Elba Aleatico Passito DOCG
Explain Sagrantino di Montefalco.
Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG in Umbria is produced from 100% Sagrantino; the resulting wines are naturally high in alcohol and tannin, and are aged for a minimum 37 months, including 12 months in wood for the dry wines. The DOCG allows both secco & passito styles.
Name one strong Torgiano Rosso Riserva producer
Lungarotti in Umbria
What is the most important grape of the Marche?
Which DOC of Marche are producing exciting wines in recent years?
Not at DOCG level, aromatically complex wines are being fashioned from the obscure Lacrima grape as Lacrima di Morro d'Alba DOC, and may excite interest with their heady, floral, Pinot Noir-like character in the future.
How many DOCG are there in Abruzzo?
What is the aging requirements?
the DOCG raises the minimum to 90% Montepulciano grape, and stipulates two years of aging, including one year in wood. Riserva wines are aged for a minimum three years.
What is Bombino?
Trebbiano in Abruzzo
Name all the DOCG of Lazio and the corresponding grape.
Fracasti Superiore - Malvasia
Cannellino di Frascati - Malvasia
Cesanese del Piglio - Cesanese
In which region do you find these DOCs, Biferno, Molise, Tintilia del Molise and Pentro di Isernia?
Molise region. Biferno DOC is the most prominent, producing reds and rosatos from a blend of Montepulciano and Aglianico, and white wines based on Trebbiano.
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