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1

Name the four major Weinbaugebiete of Austria from North to South

-Niederosterreich
-Wien (Vienna)
-Burgenland
-Styria (Steiermark)

2

What is Morillon

An Austrian synonym for Chardonnay

3

What is Feinburgunder

An Austrian synonym for Chardonnay

4

What is the parentage of Zweigelt

Blaufrankish X St. Laurent

5

What is the most planted white grape of Austria

Gruner Veltliner

6

What is the most planted red grape of Austria

Zweigelt

7

What is the parentage of Blauburger

Blaufrankish X Blauer Portugieser

8

What is Strohwein

Strohwein is a dried grape wine of at least Beerenauslese ripeness

9

What is Ausbruch

Ausbruch is a wine specialty form the town of Rust in Neusiedlersee-Hugelland (In Burgenland) which features grapes harvested at 27 KMW and is made in a process similar to Tokaji. Richy concentrated botrytis-affected must is added to less concentrated must and the two are fermented together then aged in barrel before release.

Furmint used to be used but modern Ruster Ausbruch is made from:
Chardonnay, Muskateller, Pinot Blanc, Neuburger, Welschriesling, Traminer and Pinot Gris

10

What is different about Kabinett between German and Austrian wine laws

In Germany Kabinett is the first rung on the Pradikat ladder. In Austria Kabinett is considered a subset of Qualitatswein rather than a part of Pradikatswein

11

List the DAC's of Austria

-Weinvertel
-Mittelburgenland
-Traisental
-Kremstal
-Kamptal
-Leithaberg
-Eisenberg
-Neusiedlersee
-Wiener Gemischter Satz (Newest as of 2013)

12

What is the minimum alcohol content for Austrian Pradikat wine

5%

13

Name the Classifications for Austrian Pradikat

-Wein
-Landwein
-Qualitatswein
-Kabinett
-Spatlese
-Auslese
-Beerenauslese
-Strohwein
-Eiswein
-Ausbruch
-Trockenbeerenauslese

14

Name the subregions of the Niederosterreich

-Weinvertel
-Wagram
-Wachau
-Kremstal
-Kamptal
-Traisental
-Thermenregion
-Carnuntum

15

What is the westernmost region of the Niederosterreich

Wachau

16

Name Austria's first DAC

Weinvertel

17

What is the largest subzone of Niederosterreich

Weinvertel

18

Discuss the wines of Weinvertel DAC

Gruner Veltliner only

Classic: 12% alcohol no botrytis or oak

Reserve: 13% alcohol subtle botrytis/oak acceptable

19

Discuss the wines of Traisental, Kamptal and Kremstal DAC

Gruner Veltliner and Riesling

Classic: 12% alochol with no botrytis or wood tone

Reserve: 13% with hints of new wood and botrytis allowed

20

What are Kremstal and Kamptal named after

The Krems and Kamp river tributaries of the Danube

21

Where would you find the village Langenlois and what is the most important Erste Lage site

Langenlois is located in Kamptal DAC and contains the Erste Lage Dechant (Brundlmayer is a good producer)

"Langenloiser Dechant"

22

Where do Schloss Gobelsberg, Brundlmayer, and Hirsch produce wine?

Kamptal DAC

23

Where would you find the village Kammern and what is the most important Ertse Lage site

Kammern is located in Kamptal DAC and contains the Erste Lage Lamm (Schloss Gobelsburg is a good producer)

"Kammerner Lamm"

24

Where would you find the village Zobing and what is the most important Ertse Lage site

Zobing is located in Kamptal DAC and contains the Erste Lage Heiligenstein (Hirsch is a good producer)

"Zobinger Heiligenstein"

25

In what Kamptal village would you find the vineyard Dechant. Name a good producer

Langenlois; Brundlmayer is a good producer for Langenloiser Dechant

26

In what Kamptal village would you find the vineyard Lamm; name a noteworthy producer

Kammern; Schloss Gobelsburg is a good producer for Kammerner Lamm

27

In what Kamptal village would you find the vineyard Heiligenstein; Name a notable producer

Zobing; Hirsch is a notable producer for Zobinger Heiligenstein

28

What are the only two grapes permissible for Austrian Erste Lage

-Gruner Veltliner
-Riesling

29

What is a Ried in Austrian labeling

The village. Sometimes producers will just put "Reid" before a vineyard site instead of the actual village name to indicate a top vineyard

30

Where would you find the village Senftenberg and what is the most important Erste Lage site

Senftenberg is located in Kremstal DAC and contains the Erste Lage Pellingen (Nigl is a good producer)

"Senftenberger Pellingen"