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Other French Wine Regions
Wine outside of the major regions
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Bergerac AC is located where and known for wines of what style?
Next to Bordeaux and known for dry red and white wines using Bordeaux varietals
The predominant varietal in Pécharmant is what?
Where is Péchermant AC located?
What is the style of Monbazillac AC? Where is it located?
Sweet wines similar in style to Sauternes but of a lower quality. Located within Bergerac
What is Cotes de Duras AC?
An eastward extension of entre deaux mers producing red, white, and rose wines from bordeaux varietals.
Describe Cahors AC
Wine produced in a region Southeast of Bordeaux made from at least 70% Malbec with some Merlot and Tannat
Where is Gaillac AC located?
Southeast of Bordeaux. Many ACs exist for all styles of wine.
Chateau Chalon is what style of wine? What is the grape varietal used? Where is this AC located?
Vin Jaune, flor affected wine made from Traminer (aka Savagnin). Located within Jura AC
VIn de Paille is what style of wine? Where is this AC located?
Sweet wine made from grapes traditionally dried on straw mats. Located within Jura AC.
What is Vin Fou? Where is it located?
A local sparkling wine from Jura AC
Name three AOC of Jura.
Arbois Arbois Mousseux Cotes du Jura Mousseux Chateau Chalon Vin de Paille
Savoie still wines are sold under what AOC?
Vin de Savoie AC
Savoie sparkling wines are sold under which AOC?
Pétillant de Savoie and Mousseux de Savoie AC
Gros Manseng, Petit Manseng, Courbu, Camaralet, and Lauzet are all common varietals of which region?
The wines of Madiran AC are most commonly made form which varietals?
Tannat, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and Fer
What Languedoc/Roussillon region is known for high quality sparkling wine?
What region is the largest in terms of cultivated vines and quantity of wine production in France?
What is the most southerly AC in France?
Banyuls AC is known for what style(s) of wine?
White, red, and rosé VDNs
Banyuls AC must be made from at least 50% of which varietal?
Banyuls Grand Cru AC must be made from at least what percentage Grenache?
Collioure AC is located within what AC and comprises what style of wine?
Within Banyuls AC for red table wine
Corbiéres AC is located where and known for what style of wine?
South of Languedoc/Roussillon and notable for mostly dry red wines of higher quality than Languedoc.
What is the predominant varietal of Fitou AC?
Costiéres de Nimes AC is notable for what styles of wine?
Southern Rhone style-reds using mostly Grenache, Syrah, Morvédre, Cinsault, and Carignan
Rivesaltes AC is located within which AC and known for what style of wine?
Located within Languedoc/Roussillon and known for VDN wines from Grenache Noir, Grenache Gris, and Grenache Blanc
This is regarded as much higher quality than Rivesaltes AC and is made from Muscat varietals.
Muscat de Rivesaltes AC
Maury AC is located within which other AC and is known for what style of wine?
Within Languedoc/Roussillon and known for VDN wines similar to Banyuls
Blanquette de Limoux AC is made from which varietals?
90% Mauzac plus Chardonnay and Chenin Blanc
Mauzac is a varietal most notably used in which AC?
Blanquette de Limoux
Cassis, Les Baux de Provence, Palette, Coteaux Varois, Coted de Provence, Bandol, and Bellet ACs are part of what French region?
Minervois, Corbieres, Rivesaltes, St Chinian, Muscat de St. Jean de Minervois, Coteaux de Languedoc, and Fitou AC are located in which region?
Arbois and Chateau Chalon are part of which French region?
Jura and Savoie
Ajaccio, Cotes de Toul, and Vin de Corse are all part of which French region?
Pézenas, Picpoul de Pinet, Terrasses du Larzac, Grés de Montepellier, Terres de Sommiéres are all part of what region?
St. Chinian is a high quality AOC of which region?
Roussillon is heavily influenced by which neighboring culture?
This region is responsible for over 90% of French VDN production
Banyuls, Maury, Collioure, Rivesaltes, and Muscat de Rivesaltes are part of what region?
The climat of Provence can be characterized as...
The most important style of Provencal wine, in terms of production and quality, is what?
What is considered to be the most important Provencal wine? What varietal is this made from?
Bandol, made mostly from Mourvédre.
Name two Provencal Producers
Chateau Pradeaux Domaine Triennes
Vin de Pays operate on three levels. What are these?
Small local districts (of 100+) Départements (54) Large regions (6)
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