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1

What was the 51st Grand Cru vineyard of Alsace and when was it added

Kaefferkopf, 2007

2

What is the largest Grand Cru in Alsace, how many HA

Schlossberg 80HA

3

What is another name for Gutedel in Alsace

Chasselas

4

What is another name for Klevner in Alsace

Pinot Blanc

5

What is the Alsacian term for noble blend

Edelzwicker (basic blend

6

What is Savagnin called in Alsace

Klevener

7

What is another name for Pinot Blanc in Alsace

Klevner

8

Define Edelzwicker

Noble Blend (basic blend)

9

What is the only permitted red grape allowed in Alsace

Pinot Noir

10

Define Gentil

A blend that is made up of at least 50% of noble grapes ( Pinot Gris, Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Muscat)

11

An Alsatian wine labeled Sylvaner but come from what Grand Cru

Zotzenberg

12

What is the name for the pink sandstone found in Alsace

Grés de Vosges

13

In 2011 what significant shift in law occurred in Alsace

Alsace Grand Cru AOPs was increased from one to 51 as each vineyard received its own appellation and cahier des charges

14

Tokay d’Alsace is also know as what

Pinot Gris

15

What is the smallest Grand Cru in Alsace, how many HA

Kanzlerberg 3HA

16

What are the two major deparments of Alsace, which is in the north

Bas Rhin (North) and Haut Rhin

17

Define grés de Vosges

A local pink sandstone found in Alsace

18

In what five communes can Klevener (savagnin) be labeled as a varietal on a bottle

Heiligenstein
Bourgheim
Gertwiller
Goxwiller
Obernai

19

What is the most planted grape in Alsace, What is the highest production grapes in Alsace

Most planted are Rieslings while Pinot Blanc and Auxerrois are the largest by volume

20

What are the laws to be considered Grand Cru Alsace

Hand-harvesting
Riesling and Muscat alcohol is 11% Pinot Gris and Gewurztraminer 12.5%

21

What is the historical grape in Zotzenberg

Sylvaner

22

What is a blended wine that contains at least 50% of noble grapes from Alsace called?

Gentil

23

What is the other name for the grape Klevener

Savagnin

24

What are Vendanges Tardives minimum sugar levels

235 grams per liter for Muscat and Riesling
257 grams per liter for Pinot Gris and Gewurztraminer.

25

Sélection de Grains Nobles requires what minimum sugar levels

276 grams per liter for Muscat and Riesling
306 grams per liter for Pinot Gris and Gewurztraminer.

26

What grapes can be listed on the label of Alsacian bottles

All four noble grapes and:
Pinot Blanc (Klevner)
Chasselas (Gutedel)
Sylvaner
Pinot Noir

27

When a wine is labeled a specific grape, what is the required percentage that it needs to be

100% unless it is Pinot Blanc, which is often blended with the similar but not synonymous Auxerrois, Even if bottled as a single variety, Auxerrois may be accorded the title of “Pinot Blanc” on the label.

28

What Grand Cru was added in 2007 in Alsace

Kaefferkopf

29

When did Alsace obtain AOP status

1962

30

When was Kaefferkopf added as the 51st Grand Cru in Alsace

2007

31

Define the four noble grapes of Alsace

Riesling
Pinot Gris
Muscat (Blanc à Petits Grains, Rosé à Petits Grains or Ottonel)
Gewurztraminer
Slyvaner (Zotzenberg)

32

What is another name for Chasselas in Alsace

Gutedel

33

When was Alsace Grand Cru first decreed

1975, with a single vineyard, 1983 added 24 additional, 1992 added another 25, and lastly, the 51st grand cru, Kaefferkopf in 2007

34

What two physical features isolate Alsace, Which is in the East and which in the West

Vosges Mountains (West) and Rhine river (East)

35

What grapes can be blended in Crémant de Alsace

Chardonnay; Riesling, Pinot Gris and Auxerrois

36

What region would you find cote de Toul and what grapes would you expect to find there

Region of Lorraine, Reds from Pinot Noir, and whites from Auxerrois and Aubin

37

Where would you find the Moselle AOP

Upgraded in 2011 produces red, white, and rosé wines, principally from Auxerrois and Pinot Noir