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Flashcards in Argentina Deck (10):
1

Vineyards in Argentina are generally situated along the ______ mountain range?

Andes

2

The hot afternoon wind that comes from the east Andes is known as?

Zonda

3

What is the department within Salta that is increasingly found on wine labels?

Cafayate

4

What are the winemaking regions found within the provinces of Cuyo?

La Rioja, San Juan, Mendoza

5

Mendoza is responsible for roughly _______ of Argentina's total wine production?

3/4

6

What is the most planted white grape of Argentina?

Pedro Gimenez

7

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

8

What are some of Argentina's widely planted pink-skinned varieties?

Cereza, Criolla Chica, Criolla Grande

9

What is Argentina's largest wine producing region? Second largest?

#1 - Mendoza
#2 - San Juan

10

Where are the highest vineyard sites found in Mendoza?

Uco Valley