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1

Minimum sugar concentration for Vendange Tardive in Alsace.

Riesling and Muscat 220 gr/lt (95 Oechsle)
Gewurztraminer and Pinot Gris 243 gr/lt (105 Oechsle)

2

Minimum sugar concentration for Selection de Grains Nobles in Alsace.

Riesling and Muscat 256 gr/lt (110 Oechsle)
Gewurztraminer and Pinot Gris 279 gr/lt (120 Oechsle)

3

Temperatures of fermentation for Riesling, Muscat and Pinot Gris in Alsace.

14-16

4

Temperatures of fermentation for Gewurztraminer in Alsace.

21

5

Name the 11 communes that can me mentioned on the label, alongside "AOC Alsace".

Blienschwiller
Saint-Hippolyte
Cotes de Barr
Scherwiller
Cote de Rouffach
Vallee Noble
Klevener de Heiligenstein
Val Saint-Gregoire
Ottrott
Wolxheim
Rodern

6

Allowed grapes for the production of Cremant d' Alsace.

Pinot Blanc (most common)
Riesling
Pinot Gris
Auxerrois
Chardonnay
Pinot Noir

7

Maximum yield for Cremant d' Alsace.

100 hl/ha (but in practice been limited to 80 hl/ha)

8

Grape varieties allowed in the Grand Cru.

Riesling
Muscat
Pinot Gris
Gewurztraminer
*(Sylvaner is only allowed in Zotzenberg)

9

Within which Grand Cru is the Clos Ste-Hune of Trimbach located?

Rosacker

10

Within which Grand Cru is the Cuvee Particuliere of Beyer located?

Pfersigberg

11

Percentage of white wines in Alsace.

90%

12

Classic Grand Cru vineyard of Alsace that has volcanic soils.

Rangen

13

Which Grand Cru of Alsace was the latest and when was it added?

Kaefferkopf
2007

14

Name the varieties of Muscat that we come across in Alsace.

Muscat Blanc A Petits Grains
Muscat Ottonel

15

What does Edelzwicker mean?

Noble mixture
White wine made from one or more of the grape varieties allowed for AOC Alsace, not including Chardonnay

16

What is an Alsace Gentil?

It is an Edelzwicker including a minimum 50% of Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Gris and/or Muscat

17

Name the smallest and largest Grand Cru of Alsace.

Smallest Grand Cru is Kanzlerberg (3.2 ha) and the largest is Schlossberg