Flashcards in Austrailia Deck (27):
The government authority established in 1981
Australia wine and brandy corporation
Australia is famous for combating and isolating what infectious disease
What are the six major zones of Australia
South Australia, New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia, Queensland, Tasmania
What grape is mostly grown in the hunter region?
In the region of Victoria, what two sub-regions are known for sweet fortified wines
Rutherglen and Glenrowan
Australia's best Cabernet Sauvignon comes from what subzone.
The limecoast zone is primarily known for what kind of soil that drains well?
Three major GI's in the Adelaide superzone are:
Fleurieu, barrosa, mount lofty ranges
Barossa is the most important region for what grape varietal?
Shiraz, done in the style of côte rotie mixed in with viognier
Most important GI in Western Australia that is known for their Bordeaux style reds and Chardonnay and semilllon whites.
Margaret river GI
What kind of wine is made in Tasmania
Sparkling, Chardonnay, and Rieslings
The heart of commercial winemaking in Australia are (3 things)
Mechanical harvesting, irrigation and blending
Because Australia combated phylloxera it has
The oldest vines in the world (150 years)
What is the oldest GI in Victoria?
Yarra valley GI
What grape varietals are well regarded in the yarra valley GI?
Pinot noir, cab and chard
What is most important GI to know in fleurieu?
Mclaren Vale GI (predominantly red) cab and Rhone varieties
Three important subzones of mount lofty ranges are:
Adelaide hills, Adelaide plains, Clare valley
What is the most important region for Shiraz?
Barrosa valley GI
What are two wines that put Australia on the map?
Penfolds "range" and Hensches "hill of grace"
What is the appellation that is known for high bulk wine production in Australia ?
What is a very well known example of hunter Riesling
Tyrell's "Vat 1"
Debertoli "noble one"
What's a hogshead
A 350 L barrel
Mornington peninsula is known for
Pinot Noir l, Chardonnay, and Pinot Gris
What is sherry made in Australia called?
What is Clare valley in south Australia known for
What is mclaren vale GI. Known for
Cabernet Sauvignon, Rhone blends
Darenberg's "dead arm shiraz" Clerondon hills "astralis"
Drew noon's "eclipse"