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1

What year was Mouton Rothschild elevated to a First Growth?

1973

2

6 red grapes of Bordeaux

Cabernet Sauvignon
Merlot
Cabernet Franc
Petit Verdot
Malbec
Carmenere

3

6 white grapes of Bordeaux

Semillon
Sauvignon Blanc
Muscadelle
Ugni Blanc*
Merlot Blanc*
Colombard*
*max. 30%

4

Medoc AOPs north to South

Haut-Medoc
Saint-Estephe
Pauillac
Saint-Julien
Listrac-Medoc
Moulis/Moulis-en-Medic
Margaux

5

Can there be white Medoc AOP wines?

No

6

What are Croupes?

Gravel mounds found in the Medoc

7

5 communes of Margaux

Margaux
Soussans
Cantenac
Labarde
Arsac

8

Which is the largest commune of the Haut-Medoc?

Margaux

9

5 First Growths and second labels

Lafite-Rothschild - Carruades de Lafite
Latour - Les Forts de Latour
Mouton-Rothschild - Petit Mouton
Margaux - Pavillon Rouge
Haut-Brion - Le Clarence de Haut-Brion

10

2 Second Growths of St-Estephe and second labels

Cos d'Estournel - Les Pagodes de Cos
Montrose - La Dame du Montrose

11

2 Second Growths of Pauillac and second labels

Pichon Longueville Baron - Les Griffons de Pichon Baron
Pichon Longueville Comtesse de Lalande - Reserve de la Comtesse

12

5 Second Growths of St-Julien and second labels

Leoville-Las Cases - Le Petit Lion du Marquis de Las Cases
Leoville-Poyferre - Pavillon de Poyferre
Leoville Barton - Reserve Leoville-Barton
Gruaud-Larose - Sarget de Gruaud-Larose & Larose de Gruaud
Ducru-Beaucaillou - La Criox du Beaucaillou

13

What is Chateau Moulin-Riche and when was it produced?

2nd wine of Leoville-Poyferre, only produced in 2002 & 2003

14

5 Second Growths of Margaux and second labels

Rauzan-Segla - Segla
Rauzan-Gassies - Gassies
Dufort-Vivens - Vivens Rouge & Relais de Dufort Vivens
Lascombes - Chevalier de Lascombes
Brane-Cantenac - Le Baron de Brane

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1 Third Growth of St-Estephe and second labels

Calon-Segur - Le Marquis de Calon-Segur

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2 Third Growths of St-Julien and second labels

Lagrange - Les Fiefs de Lagrange
Langoa Barton - Lady Langoa

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10 Third Growths of Margaux and second labels

Malescot-Saint-Exupery - La Dame de Malescot
Desmiral - Chateau Fontarney (FR) & Initial de Desmiral (EX)
Ferriere - Les Ramparts du Ferriere
Marquis d'Alesme Becker - Marquise d'Alesme
Kirwan - Les Charmes de Kirwan
d'Issan - Blasson d'Issan
Boyd-Cantenac - Jacques Boyd
Cantenac-Brown - BriO de Cantenac-Brown
Palmer - Alter Ego
Giscours - La Sirene de Giscours

18

1 Fourth Growth of St-Estephe and second labels

Lafon-Rochet - Les Pelerins de Lafon-Rochet

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1 Fourth Growth of Pauillac and second labels

Duhart-Milon-Rothschild - Moulin de Duhart

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4 Fourth Growths of St-Julien and second labels

Saint-Pierre - n/a
Talbot - Connetable de Talbot
Branaire-Ducru - Chateau Duluc
Beychevelle - Amiral de Beychevelle

21

1 Third Growth of Haut-Medoc and second label

La Lagune, Ludon - Moulin La Lagune

22

3 Fourth Growths of Margaux and second labels

Marquis de Terme - Les Gondats de Marquis de Terme
Pouget - La Tour Massac
Prieure-Lichine - Confidences de Prieure-Lichine

23

1 Fourth Growth of Haut-Medoc and second label

La Tour Carnet, Saint-Laurent - Douves de Carnet

24

1 Fifth Growth of St-Estephe and second labels

Cos Labory - Le Charme Labory

25

12 Fifth Growths of Pauillac and second labels

Pontet-Canet - Les Haut de Pontet-Canet
Batailley - n/a
Haut-Batailley - Chateau La Tour L'Aspic
Haut-Bages-Liberal - La Chapelle de Bages
Grand-Puy-Lacoste - Lacoste Borie
Grand-Puy-Ducasse - Chateau Artigues-Arnaud, Prelude a Grand-Puy-Ducasse
Lynch-Bages - Echo de Lynch-Bages
Lynch-Moussas - Les Haut de Lynch-Moussas
d'Armailhac - n/a
Pedesclaux - Fleur de Pedesclaux
Clerc-Milon - n/a
Croizet-Bages - Le Tourelle de Croizet-Bages

26

Which property was formerly known as Mouton-Baronne-Philippe between 1933 & 1991?

d'Armailhac

27

2 Fifth Growths of Margaux and second labels

Dauzac - La Bastide-Dauzac
du Tertre - Hauts du Tertre

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3 Fifth Growths of Haut-Medoc and second labels

Belgrave, Saint-Laurent - Diane de Belgrave
de Camensac, Saint-Laurent - La Closerie de Camensac
Cantemerle, Macau - Les Allees des Cantemerle

29

List the commune for Chateau Margaux

Margaux

30

List the 5 Margaux 2nd Growths and communes

Rauzan-Segla - Margaux
Rauzan-Gassies - Margaux
Durfort-Vivens - Margaux
Lascombes - Margaux
Brane-Cantenac - Cantenac

31

List the 10 Margaux 3rd Growths and communes

Malescot-Saint-Exupery - Margaux
Desmirail - Margaux
Ferriere - Margaux
Marquis d'Alesme Becker - Margaux
Kirwan - Cantenac
d'Issan - Cantenac
Boyd-Cantenac - Cantenac
Cantenac-Brown - Cantenac
Palmer - Cantenac
Giscours - Labarde

32

List the 3 Margaux 4th Growths and communes

Maquis de Terme - Margaux
Pouget - Cantenac
Prieure-Lichine - Cantenac

33

List the 2 Margaux 5th Growths and communes

Dauzac - Labarde
du Tertre - Arsac

34

What are Boulbenes and where is it found?

Mixture of sand, gravel & light clay. Found in Graves

35

When was the first Graves classification?

1953

36

What was the last vintage of La Tour Haut-Brion?

2005

37

What was the last vintage of Laville Haut-Brion?

2008

38

In what year was the Pessac-Lognana AOP created?

1987

39

Name the 10 communes of Pessac-Leognan

Pessac
Leognan
Cadaujac
Canejan
Gradignan
Martillac
Merignac
Saint-Medard-d'Eyrans
Talence
Villenave0d'Ornon

40

4 allowable white grapes in Pessac-Leognan

Semillon
Suvignon Blanc
Sauvignon Gris
Muscadelle

41

3 sweet wine appellations of graves

Cerons
Barsac
Sauternes

42

What is the style of Graves Superieures AOP?

General sweet wine appellation

43

13 red Graves estates in the 1959 classification and communes

Bouscaut - Cadaujac
Carbonnieux - Leognan
Domaine de Chevailer - Leognan
de Fieuzal - Leognan
Haut-Bailly - Leognan
Haut-Brion - Pessac
Latour-Martillac - Martillac
Martillac-Lagraviere - Leognan
La Mission Haut-Brion - Talence
Olivier - Leognan
Pape-Clement - Pessac
Smith-Haut-Lafitte - Martillac
La Tour-Haut-Brion - Talence

44

9 white Graves estates in the 1959 classification and communes

Bouscaut - Cadujac
Carbonnieux - Leognan
Domaine de Chevalier - Leognan
Couhins - Villenave d'Ornon
Couhins-Lurton - Cillenave d'Ornon
Latour-Martillac - Martillac
Martillac-Lagraviere - Leognan
Laville-Haut-Brion - Talence
Olivier - Leognan

45

3 white only 1959 Graves properties

Couhins
Couhins-Lurton
Laville-Haut-Brion

46

2 rivers of Sauternes

Ciron
Garonne

47

5 communes of Sauternes

Sauternes
Barsac
Fargues
Preignac
Bommes

48

Minimum must weight for Sauternes

221g/l

49

Minimum residual sugar for Sauternes

45g/l

50

1 Premier Cru Superieur of Sauternes and commune

d'Yquem - Sauternes

51

11 Premiers Crus of Sauternes and commune

La Tour Blanche - Bommes
Lafaurie-Peyraguey - Bommes
Clos Haut-Peyraguey - Bommes
de Rayne-Vigneau - Bommes
Suduiraut - Preignac
Coutet - Barsca
Climens - Barsac
Guiraud - Sauternes
Rieussec - Fargues
Rabaud-Promis - Bommes
Sigalas-Rabaud - Bommes

52

15 Deuziemes Crus of Sauternes and commune

de Myrat - Barsac
Doisy-Daene - Barsac
Doisy-Dubroca - Barsac
Broustet - Barsac
Nairac - Barsac
Caillou - Barsac
Suau - Barsac
de Malle - Preignac
Romer - Fargues
Romer du Hayot - Fargues
d'Arche - Sauternes
Filhot - Sauternes
Lamothe - Sauternes
Lamothe-Guignard - Sauternes

53

2 soil types of St-Emilion

Cotes - steep limestone slopes
Graves - gravelly limestone plateau

54

What year did the St-Emilion ranking system begin?

1954

55

Following the original ranking, what years has the classification been done?

1969
1985
1996
2006
2012

56

What is the minimum alcohol for St-Emilion Grand Cru AOP?

11.5%

57

4 St-Emilion Premiers Grands Crus Classes A

Angelus
Ausone
Cheval Blanc
Pavie

58

12 St-Emilion Premiers Grands Crus Classes B

Beau-Sejour Becot
Beausejour (Duffau-Lagarrose)
Belair-Monange (Belair until 2008)
Canon
Canon-la-Gaffeliere
Figeac
Clos Fourtet
La Gaffeliere
Larcis-Ducasse
La Mondotte
Pavie-Macquin
Troplong-Mondot
Trottevielle
Valandraud

59

Which St-Emilion property is know for having a high percentage of Cabernet Sauvignon>

Figeac

60

2 communes of Lalande-de-Pomerol

Lalande-de-Pomerol
Neac

61

4 Satellite appellations of St-Emilion

Lussac
St-George
Montagne
Puisseguin

62

3 surrounding districts of Pomerol

Lalande-de-Pomerol
Fronsac
Canon-Fronsac

63

Oldest vineyards in Bordeaux are located in which AOP?

Bourg
Cotes de Bourg

64

Allowable styles in Blaye

Red only

65

Allowable styles in Cotes de Blaye

White only, high percentage Colombard & Ugni Blanc

66

Which is the northernmost Bordeaux region?

Cotes de Blaye

67

4 Cotes de Bordeaux subzones

Francs
Cadillac
Castillon
Blaye

68

Entre-Deux-Mers AOP is between which 2 rivers and produces what style of wines?

Dordogne & Garonne rivers. Produces exclusively dry white wines

69

3 sweet wine AOPs on the eastern shore of the Garonne

Loupiac
Ste-Croix-du-Mont
Cadillac

70

What style of wine is produced in the Premieres Cotes de Bordeaux?

Exclusively sweet wines

71

What is Bouchet?

Cabernet Franc on the Right Bank

72

What style of wine is produced in Cotes de Bordeaux-Saint-Macaire?

White

73

What style of wine is produced in Sainte-Foy-Bordeaux?

Red & white

74

What style of wine is produced in Graves de Vayres?

Red & white