Flashcards in Argentina Deck (10):
Vineyards in Argentina are generally situated along the ______ mountain range?
The hot afternoon wind that comes from the east Andes is known as?
What is the department within Salta that is increasingly found on wine labels?
What are the winemaking regions found within the provinces of Cuyo?
La Rioja, San Juan, Mendoza
Mendoza is responsible for roughly _______ of Argentina's total wine production?
What is the most planted white grape of Argentina?
What does Reserva on a label signify? Gran Reserva?
Reserva = minimum 6mos aging for whites; 1yr for reds
GR = minimum 1yr aging; 2yrs for reds
What are some of Argentina's widely planted pink-skinned varieties?
Cereza, Criolla Chica, Criolla Grande
What is Argentina's largest wine producing region? Second largest?
#1 - Mendoza
#2 - San Juan