Central & Southern Italy Flashcards Preview

Wine > Central & Southern Italy > Flashcards

Flashcards in Central & Southern Italy Deck (25):
1

What's the white DOC to know in Umbria?

Orvieto DOC, made from Grechetto and Trebbiano Toscano.

2

What are the two red DOCGs in Umbria?

Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG

Torgiano Rosso Riserva DOCG

3

If Verdicchio in Le Marche is produced as spumante or LH, it drops to DOC level. True or False?

True

4

What are the 2 DOCG white of Le Marche?

Verdicchio di Matelica Riserva DOCG

- min 85% Verdicchio, max 15% other Marche whites

- min 12.5% abv

- must be aged 18 mos from Dec 1 of harvest year

Castelli di Jesi Verdicchio Riserva DOCG

- same grapes & abv as above

- must be aged 18 mos, incl. 6 mos in btw

5

Le Marche lies on which coast?

Adriatic

6

What helps moderate Umbria's climate?

- Maritime winds funneling in from the Tyrrhenian Sea

- Umbria is in the shadow of the Appenines

7

Torgiano Rosso Riserva DOCG in Umbria:

grapes? aging requirements?

Grapes: 70-100% Sangiovese

- Min 3 years prior to release incl. 6 mos in btl

- Min abv 12.5%

8

What is the red in Orvieto DOC?

Lago di Corbara DOC

- CS, SGV, ML

9

Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG

- grapes?

- aging requirements?

100% Sagrantino

- Min 37 mos, incl. 12 mos in wood

- DOCG allows for both secco and passito

Secco: min 13% abv

Secco w/Vigna Indication: 13.5%

Passito: min 18% abv, 80-180 rs g/L, 37 mos, 4 of which in btl

10

Grapes of Liguria

Pigato (aka Vermentino)

Rossese (red)

Bosco

11

Cinque Terre DOC is based on what grape?

Bosco

12

Name 3 Lambrusco DOCs

Grasparossa di Castelvetro

di Sorbara

Salamino di Santa Croce

13

3 DOCGs of Lazio

Cesanese del Piglio (red)

Frascati Superiore

Cannellino di Frascati (LH made with partially dried grapes)

14

2 DOCGs of Le Marche

Conero Rosso Riserva DOCG

- min 85% Montepulciano, max 15% Sangiovese

- aged 2 yrs

Vernaccia di Serrapetrona DOCG

- dry or sweet spk reds!

- made from 40% passito grapes

15

Aglianico del Vulture DOC

and

Aglianico del Vulture Superiore DOCG

DOC - aged min 1 year

DOCG - aged min 3 years, 1 in wood.  13.5% abv.  If aged min 5 years (2 in wood) can be called Superiore Riserva

16

Which two seas does Puglia touch?

Adriatic and Ionian

17

What is the prominent DOC in Puglia?

Salice Salentino DOC

18

White and red grapes of Campania

Falanghina (Sannio DOC)

Verdeca

Biancolella (Ischia DOC)

Piedirosso

Guarnaccia

19

White DOCGs of Campania

Greco di Tufo DOCG

- min 85% Greco, max 15% Coda di Volpe

- min 11.5% abv

Fiano di Avellino DOCG

- min 85% Fiano, max 15% Trebbiano Toscano, Coda and Greco

- min 11.5% abv

20

Campania's 2 most famous red DOCGs are:

Taurasi DOCG

- min 85% Aglianico, max 15% non-aromatic reds

- aged 3 years, 1 in wood.  12% abv

- Riserva: aged 4 years, 18 mos in wood, 12.5% abv

Aglianico del Taburno DOCG

- aged 2 years, 12% abv

- Riserva: aged 3 years, 1 in wood and 6 mos in btl, 13%

21

What red grape is indigenous to Lazio?

Cesanese

Cesanese del Piglio DOCG - 1st zone to achieve DOCG in Lazio

22

2 new DOCGs in Lazio 2011

Frascati Superiore

- min 70% Malvasia, max 30% Bombino

Cannellino dei Frascati

- LH style, same grapes

- min RS 35 g/L

23

Principal white grapes of Lazio

Trebbiano Toscano

Malvasia

24

DOCGs of Puglia

Primitivo Manduria Rosso Dolce

Castel del Monte Nero di Troia Riserva

Castel del Monte Rosso Riserva

Castel del Monte Bombino Nero

Tavoliere delle Puglie

 

25

DOCGs of Emilia-Romagna

Albana di Romagna

Colli Bolognesi Pignoletto Classico