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1

What are the 4 DOCs of Molise?

-Biferno DOC
-Molise DOC
-Tintilia del Molise DOC
-Pentro di Isernia DOC

2

Which DOC of Molise is the most prominent?

Biferno DOC

3

What are the main grape varietals of Molise?

White-Trebbiano
Red-Montepulciano and Aglianico

4

What is "Falernian"?

-an ancient Campanian wine sourced from the sloped of Monte Massico
-probably produced from the Aminean grape, a Greek import known as Greco today

5

What are the varietals of Falerno del Massico DOC?

White- Falanghina
Red- Aglianico and Primitivo

6

What is the capital of Campania?

Naples

7

What are the main red grapes of Campania?

Aglianico
Piedirosso ("red feet")

8

What are the main white grapes of Campania?

Falanghin
Greco
Fiano

9

What are the aging requirements for Taurasi DOCG?

normale-min. 3 years, 1 year in wood
riserva-min. 4 years, 18 months in wood

10

Name 2 DOCGs for Aglianico.

Aglianico del Taburno DOCG-2011
Taurasi DOCG
-tannic, high-acid, structural similarity to Sangiovese and Nebbiolo with darker fruit and great aging potential.

11

Name 3 Taurasi DOCG producers.

Mastrobernadino
Terradora
Feudi di San Gregorio

12

Describe the Fiano and Greco grape varietals.

Fiano- full bodied, assertive, resiny
Greco-lighter, intensely aromatic

13

What are the 2 white DOCGs of Campania?

Greco di Tufo DOCG
Fiano di Avellino DOCG

14

What are the grape varietals allowed in Greco di Tufo DOCG?

min. 85% Greco
-with Coda di Volpe

15

What are the grape varietals allowed in Fiano di Avellino DOCG?

min. 85% Fiano
-with Trebbiano Toscano, Coda di Volpe, and Greco

16

Name 3 DOCs for Falanghina.

Sannio DOC- dry or sweet passito
Campi Flegrei DOC
Costa d' Amalfi DOC- blended with Biancolella

17

What grape is blended with Falanghina in Costa d'Amalfi DOC?

Biancolella

18

If a Vesuvio DOC wine is labeled "Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio", what does that indictate?

minimum 12% alcohol

19

What DOC of Campania is offshore? What are the grapes?

Ischia DOC- bay of Naples
-White: Forstera, Biancolella
-Red: Piedirosso, Guarnaccia(Tintore di Tramonti)

20

What is Tintore di Tramonti?

synonym for Guarnaccia
-thick-skinned, indigenous red to Ischia DOC