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Flashcards in Beaujolais Deck (30):
1

What are the AOPs of Beaujolais, from North to South?

Beaujolais
Saint-Amour
Julienas
Chenas
Moulin A Vent
Fleurie
Chiroubles
Morgon
Regnie
Cote de Brouilly
Brouilly

2

What two departments is Beaujolais AOP in?

Rhone
Saone-et-Loire

3

What are the communes of Brouilly AOP?

Cercie
Charentay
Odenas
Quincie-en-Beaujolais
Saint-Etienne-la-Varenne
Saint-Lager

4

What are the communes of Saint Amour AOP?

Saint-Amour-Bellevue

5

What is the principal soil of Saint-Amour AOP?

granite, clay, schist

6

What are the communes of Julienas AOP?

Julienas
Jullié
Emreingues
Pruzilly

7

What is the soil of Julienas AOP?

granite-based in the western part, alluvial soils in the eastern part

8

What is the elevation of Julienas AOP?

230-430 meters

9

What are the communes of Chenas AOP?

Chenas
La Chapelle-de-Guinchay

10

What are the principal soils of Chenas?

granite in higher altitudes, siliceous clay in lower areas

11

What are the communes of Moulin a vent?

Chenas
Romaneche-Thorins

12

What is the elevation of Moulin A Vent AOP?

230-390 meters

13

What is the principal soil of Moulin A Vent AOP?

pink granite (aka gore or grés)

14

What are the communes of Fleurie AOP?

Fleurie

15

What is the soil of Fleurie AOP?

pink granite

16

What is the elevation of Fleurie AOP?

220-450 meters

17

What are the communes of Chiroubles AOP?

Chiroubles

18

What is the soil of Chiroubles AOP?

gore, sand produced from eroded granite.

19

What are the communes of Morgon AOP?

Villié-Morgon

20

What is the primary soil of Morgon AOP?

"Roche Pourrie" - rotten rock - a mixture of volcanic rock, schist, soft crystalline rock.

21

What are the communes of Regnie AOP?

Régnié-Durette
Latignié

22

What is the elevation of Regnie AOP?

350 meters

23

What is the principal soil of Regnie?

pink granite

24

What are the communes of Cote de Brouilly AOP?

Cercié
Odenas
Quincié-en-Beaujolais
Saint-Lager

25

What is the primary soil of Cote de Brouilly AOP?

granite, diorite (volcanic rock), schist

26

Rank the Beaujolais Cru AOPs from largest to smallest

Brouilly
Morgon
Fleurie
Moulin-A-Vent
Julienas
Regnie
Chiroubles
Cote de Brouilly
Saint-Amour
Chenas

27

How much of Beaujolais is planted to Gamay?

95%

28

When were Beaujolais Nouveau wines first authorized?

1951

29

In carbonic maceration, the grape's celluar activity ceases at what alcohol percentage?

2%

30

What are the grapes of Coteaux du Lyonnais?

Aligoté, Chardonnay, Pinot Blanc
Gamay, Gamay de Bouze, Gamay de Chaudenay