Flashcards in Argentina Deck (20):
What percent of labeled grape must be in the wine of Argentina?
What percentage of grapes must be from a labeled region in Argentina?
What is the Zonda?
Hot and drying winds that come from Andes Mountains into the Mendoza, moderating temps and providing even keeled growing season.
Where are vineyards planted in Argentina?
Andes mountain foothills. Best vineyards above 900 feet.
What are the main grapes of Argentina?
Muscat of Alexandria
Argentinian reds pair well with what?
What are good vintages in Argentina?
describe the irrigation system in Mendoza.
Ancient canal system and melted snow provide irrigation
What are the three main regions of Argentina?
What are the two appellations of the North region of Argentina?
What are the three main appellations of Cuyo in Argentina?
What percentage of labeled grapes must be included in a wine from mendoza?
Warm, dry, high altitudes, sunny. In the North area of Argentina. Grows torrentes, can Sauv, Muscat, Malbec, Merlot, Syrah and tannat. cafayette district known for torrentes.
How much of Argentina's wine production is Mendoza responsible for?
What grapes are grown in Mendoza?
What are the subregions of Mendoza?
What are the principle grapes of the Uco valley? Where is it?
What grapes grow in Patagonia and what type of wine is made there?
Dry and sparkling.
What are two subregions of Patagonia?
Neuter and rio negro