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Pinot Gris/Pinot Grigio?

White.

Gris:
Alsace (full body, dry to sweet, tropical fruit)
New Zealand

Grigio:
Italy

Alsace=sweet potential
Pinot noir but north.

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Verdicchio?

White.

Italy

Most made in Marche
Best from Verdicchio dei Costelli di Jesi DOC

High acid, medium body, lemon fennel and bitter almond

3

Trebbiano?

White.

Italy.

Most planted grape. High acidity.

4

Soave and Soave Classico DOC?

White.

Italy.

North East Italy. Veneto.

Made from Garganega - floral, green fruit

5

Gavi DOCG?

White.

Italy.

West - Piemonte.

Made from Cortese. Light body, high acid green apple citrus.

6

Chenin Blanc?

White.

Touraine region - Loire Valley.
Vouvray AC

South Africa (but oaked)

Most medium bodied, medium sweetness, high acidity, unoaked and herbaceous.

Citrus, green and tropical

Susceptible to noble rot.

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Melon Blanc?

White.

Muscadet (Loire Valley)

Sur Lie - gives flavour from lees

Dry, medium body, unoaked. Light.

8

Viognier?

White.

Aromatic.
Northern Rhône. Soft full bodied aromatic. Delicate fruit and floral and spicy notes.

Southern France.
Chile.
Argentina.
Australia.
California.

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Albariño?

White.

Spain.

Rias Baixas

Light to medium, green, citrus fruit, unoaked and high acidity.

10

Semillon?

White.

Bordeaux.
Australia (hunter valley)

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Gewurtztraminer?

White.

Alsace.
New Zealand.

Floral. Tropical. Stone fruit. Can be medium.
Perfumed. Lychee.

12

Torrontés?

White.

Argentina.

Best from Cafayate. Northern province of Salta.

13

Gamay?

Red.

Beaujolais (south of Burgundy).

Moderate climate = low tannin, medium/high acidity/light medium body

Unoaked, spice, red fruit.

Beaujolais AC
Beaujolais nouveau AC
Beaujolais Villages AC
Beaujolais Crus:
Fleurie AC, Brouilly AC, Morgan AC, moulin-à-vent AC.

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Tempranillo?

Red.

Rioja DOCa

Full/medium bodied reds, medium acidity, medium tannin, red fruit. Oak ageing. Gran Reserva gets animal vegetal.

Ribera del Duero DO
Black fruit.

Navarra DO
Catalunya

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Touriga Nacional?

Red.

Portugal

Deep in colour. High in acidity and tannin. Dark berry fruit and spices.

16

Nebbiolo?

Red.

Italy Piemonte region.
Barolo DOCG
Barbaresco DOCG

Full bodied, high alcohol, acidity. Fed fruit floral and earthy.

17

Barbera?

Red.

Italy. Piemonte.

Moderate tannin so aged in oak. Red fruit.
Hugh acidity

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Sangiovese?

Red.

Chianti
Chianti Classico DOCG (Tuscany)
Brunello di Montalcino DOCG

Medium to full body. High tannin and acid. Needed for ageing.

Plum, earth, red cherries.

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Veneto?
Verona?
(Region)

Valpolicella
Valpolicella Classico DOC
Amarone Della Valpolicella DOCG

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Abruzzo?
(Region)

Montepilciano d’Abruzzo DOC

21

Southern Italy?

Puglia?

Lots of red wine for blending.

Primitivo
Negroamaro

Aglianico

22

Zinfandel?

California.

Off dry fruity rose.

Full bodied rich and black fruit

Also in red wine.

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Pinotage?

South Africa type of Pinot Noir.

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Carmenère?

Chile red grape.

Introduced at same time as Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot.

Medium/full. High tannin. High acidity.