Flashcards in Chablis Deck (50):
When was Chablis AOP created?
Where are Chablis' best sites?
The southwest facing slopes of the valley of the Serein river.
What divides Chablis from the Cote d'Or?
the hills of the Morvan
When did powdery mildew first appear in Chablis?
When did phylloxera reach Chablis?
What causes market share loss of the Parisian market?
Opening of the railway between Paris-Lyons-Marseilles in 1856
What is the climate of Chablis?
What does spring frost cause damage to?
Young vine shoots
What are Smudge Pots?
Heaters to protect from frosts
Effective frost protection helped what in the 1960s?
What are the 7 climats of Grand Cru Chablis?
What vineyard is considered the 8th grand cru? Where is it?
Partly in Vaudesir and in Preuses
How many premier cru vineyards are in Chablis?
The rocks of the soil date back to what?
Upper Jurassic age, 180 million years ago
Where is Kimmeridge?
Dorset, southern England
What kind of soil is in Chablis?
What is the second geological layer of the soil?
Portlandien. It has no fossils
What is "gout de pierre a fusil"?
What producers are known for the "gunflint" style?
Which producers are known to still use some barrels?
Rene and Vincent Dauvissat
Francois and Jean-Marie Raveneau
What is the large co-op of Chablis, and how much Chablis as a percentage do they produce?
La Chablisiene, 33%
What is the minimum potential alcohol in Chablis GC?
What is the max RS of Chablis GC?
What is the max yield of Chablis GC?
Rank the Chablis GC sites by size
Les Clos - 25.87ha
Vaudesir - 15.43ha
Bougros - 15.07ha
Blanchot - 12.68ha
Preuses - 10.81ha
Valmur - 10.55ha
Grenouilles - 9.38ha
Order the Chablis GC sites from NW to SE
Which two Chablis GC tend to be the biggest in flavor?
Chablis GC is how much of Chablis' vineyard area?
Which Chablis GC has a SE exposure?
Les Clos dates back to at least what year?
La Moutonne is a monopole of whose?
What does Valmur roughly translate to?
The valley of brambles
What is the minimum potential alcohol of Chablis?
10%, or 10.5% for Premier Cru
What is the minimum must weight of Chablis?
161 g/l (153 prior to 2011)
PC: 170 g/l (161 prior to 2011)
What is the max RS of Chablis?
What are the permitted training methods in Chablis?
Guyot (simple or double)
Cordon de Royat
What is widely considered the top Chablis Premier Cru site?
Montee de Tonnerre
Who are major producers of Montee de Tonnerre?
Which lieu-dits in Montee de Tonnerre can be labeled with their name?
Cote de Brechain
Which lieu-dits may be labeled as Fourchaume?
Cote de Fontenay
Where is Mont de Milieu?
Immediately east of Montee de Tonnerre
What is the encepagement of Irancy?
Pinot Noir, plus max 10% Pinot Gris/Cesar
Where is Irancy?
SW of Chablis
What AOP is NW of Irancy?
What is min potential alcohol of Petit Chablis?
What is soil of Petit Chablis?
What are the minimum potential alcohols of all 4 levels of Chablis?
11% - GC
10.5% - PC
10% - C
9.5% - Petit
What are the max yields of 4 Chablis levels?
54 hl/ha - GC
58 - PC
60 - Chablis
60 - Petit
What are the minimum planting densities of 4 Chablis levels?
5,500 vph - GC
5,500 - PC
5,500 - C
5,500 - Petit