Flashcards in Alsace Deck (70):
Minimum sugar concentration for Vendange Tardive in Alsace.
Riesling and Muscat 235 gr/lt
Gewurztraminer and Pinot Gris 257 gr/lt
Minimum sugar concentration for Selection de Grains Nobles in Alsace.
Riesling and Muscat 276 gr/lt
Gewurztraminer and Pinot Gris 306 gr/lt
Temperatures of fermentation for Riesling, Muscat and Pinot Gris in Alsace.
Temperatures of fermentation for Gewurztraminer in Alsace.
Name the 13 communes that can me mentioned on the label, alongside "AOC Alsace".
Côtes de Barr
Côteaux du Haut Koenigsbourg
Cote de Rouffach
Klevener de Heiligenstein
Allowed grapes for the production of Cremant d' Alsace.
Pinot Blanc (most common)
Maximum yield and minimum abv of Cremant d' Alsace.
(Traditional method / 9 months minimum on lees / 4 atm minimum pressure / 100 lt per 150 kg of grapes)
Grape varieties allowed in the Grand Cru.
*(Sylvaner is only allowed in Zotzenberg)
Within which Grand Cru is the Clos Ste-Hune of Trimbach located?
Within which Grand Cru is the Cuvee Particuliere of Beyer located?
Percentage of white wines in Alsace.
Classic Grand Cru vineyard of Alsace that has volcanic soils.
Which Grand Cru of Alsace was the latest and when was it added?
Name the varieties of Muscat that we come across in Alsace.
Muscat Blanc A Petits Grains
Muscat Rose A Petits Grains
What does Edelzwicker mean?
White wine made from one or more of the grape varieties allowed for AOC Alsace, not including Chardonnay
What is an Alsace Gentil?
It is an Edelzwicker including a minimum 50% of Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Gris and/or Muscat
Name the smallest and largest Grand Cru of Alsace.
Smallest Grand Cru is Kanzlerberg (3.2 ha) and the largest is Schlossberg (80.3 ha)
What are the two Grand Cru vineyards notable for blending in Alsace?
Altenberg de Bergheim / Kaefferkopf
Maximum permitted yield for Alsace Grand Cru AOC (hl/ha).
55 hl/ha (reduced in 2001 from 70 hl/ha)
Clos Saint-Landelin is a part of which Grand Cru of Alsace?
In which commune of production is Altenberg de Bergheim located?
Which grape varieties are used in Cotes de Toul AOC Blanc?
When did Altenberg de Bergheim receive a degree to authorize blends?
Which Grand Cru of Alsace is associated with the legend of dragon blood in the soil?
Who established the list of Grand Crus in Alsace?
Organisation Professionnelle du Vignoble d'Alsace
What type of soils do we come across in Engelberg Grand Cru?
When was the mention Alsace Grand Cru created?
What is the main grape of Florimont Grand Cru?
Chasselas is allowed in blends of Alsace only if it was planted before when?
March 26th 2005
Who produces Clos St. Urbain? What village is it located near? What is the soil type of this vineyard?
Domaine Zind-Humbrecht / Thann / Volcanic soils
Rosacker Grand Cru is located in what village?
What wines in Alsace must be hand harvested?
(labeled with a lieu-dit)
(labeled with a lieu-dit)
Name the red only subzones of Alsace AOP.
(100% Pinot Noir)
Name the approved varietal(s) of Alsace AOP-Klevener de Heiligenstein.
Klevener (Savagnin, Savagnin Rose, Traminer, Heida, Paën, Frankisch)
(Klevener de Heiligenstein is set to expire in 2021)
Name the northenmost Grand Cru of Alsace.
Name the southernmost Grand Cru of Bas Rhine, Alsace.
Frankstein (largest Grand Cru in Bas Rhine)
Name the smallest Grand Cru of Bas Rhine, Alsace.
Name the southernmost Grand Cru of Alsace.
Alsace's most planted variety.
Name of the traditional bottle of Alsace.
Vin du Rhin or Flute d'Alsace
Name 5 Grand Cru of Bas Rhine.
Steinklotz (northenmost in all Alsace)
Kastelberg (smallest in Bas Rhine)
Frankstein (largest and southernmost in Bas Rhine)
Zotzenberg (only GC to use Sylvaner)
Name 5 Grand Cru of Haut Rhine.
Praelatenberg (northenmost in Haut Rhine)
Kanzelberg (smallest in all Alsace)
Schlossberg (largest in all Alsace)
Rangen (southernmost in all Alsace)
Rosacker (site of Clos St. Hune located here)
Maximum residual sugar for red wines in Alsace AOP.
Which producer of Alsace makes Clos du Capucins?
Maximum yield for red wines (Pinot Noir) in Alsace AOP.
Which producer of Alsace makes Clos St. Theobald?
Which grape varieties are used in Cotes de Toul AOC Rouge?
Which grape varieties are used in Cotes de Toul AOC Rose?
85% maximum Gamay
10% minimum Pinot Noir
Which appellation of Alsace is the only one to allow the use of Chardonnay?
Name the three subzones of Alsace AOP that produce only red wines.
Which producer of Alsace makes Clos St Landelin?
Which grape variety was used to be called Tokay d'Alsace?
What is the name of the compound responsible for the controversial petrol aroma in Riesling?
[rarely found on grapes but develops with bottle age by slow chemical actions)
Name three of the most vocal opponents of the Grand Cru classification in Alsace.
(in 2015 Trimbach and Hugel softened their hostility by introducing their first ever Grand Cru labels)
How many hectares is Clos St. Hune?
Which producer of Alsace makes Clos Liebenberg?
Domaine Valentin Zusslin
Which producer of Alsace makes Clos Zisser?
Which variety is commonly blended with Pinot Blanc in Alsace and can actually be labelled Pinot Blanc?
Name three good and rich vintages of Alsace.
Name the approved varietal(s) of Alsace AOP-Ottrott.
Pinot Noir (only red wines)
Name the approved varietal(s) of Alsace AOP-Cotes de Rouffach.
(only subzone approved for red and white wines)
How many Grand Crus are located in Bas Rhine?
How many Grand Crus are located in Haut Rhine?
What are the synonyms of Pinot Blanc, Chasselas and Savagnin in Alsace?
Pinot Blanc = Klevner
Chasselas = Gutedel
Savagnin = Klevener
In what village of Alsace is Zotzenberg Grand Cru located?
In what department is Heiligenstein located and what is the star grape?
Which producer of Alsace is the most notable for "field blends"?
(located in Bergheim)
Name of the pink sandstone soils found in Alsace.
Gres de Vosges
What are the two departments of Alsace and which has the highest percentage of Grand Crus?
Haut Rhine (most GC)