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1

What are the 3 AOPs of Champagne

Champagne
Coteaux Champenois
Rose de Riceys

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Minimum ageing from date of Tirage for
-NV
-Vintage

NV - 15 months
Vintage - 36 months

3

Maximum press yield for Champagne

102 litres from 160kg of grapes, or 2550 litres from 4000kg of grapes

4

Allowable varieties for Champagne AOP

Pinot Noir
Chardonnay
Pinot Meunier
Pinot Blanc
Pinot Gris
Arbane
Petit Meslier

5

Grand Cru villages of Montagne de Reims

Sillery
Puisieulx
Beaumont-sur-Vesle
Verzenay
Mailly Champagne
Verzy*
Louvois
Ambonnay
Bouzy
*Added after 1985

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Grand Cru villages of Valle de la Marne

Ay
Tours-sur-Marne (red grapes 100%, white grapes 90%)

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Grand Cru villages of Cote des Blancs

Chouilly (white grapes 100%, red grapes 90%)*
Oiry*
Cramant
Avize
Oger*
Le Mesnil-sur-Oger*
*Added after 1985

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What are the different sweetness styles for Champagne and dosages?

Brut Nature - 0-3g/l (may not contain any added dosage)
Extra Brut - 0-6g/l
Brut - 0-12g/l
Extra Dry - 12-17g/l
Sec - 17-32g/l
Demi-Sec - 32-50g/l
Doux - 50+g/l

9

What are the different Champagne bottle sizes?

Quarter bottle - 187ml
Half bottle - 375ml
Bottle - 750ml
Magnum - 1.5l (2 bottles)
Jeroboam - 3l (4 bottles)
Methuselah - 6l (8 bottles)
Salmanazar - 9l (12 bottles)
Balthazar - 12l (16 bottles)
Nebuchadnezzar - 15l (20 bottles)
Solomon - 18l (24 bottles)

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Which Champagne bottle size was discontinued and when?

Rehoboam - 4.5l (6 bottles), 1989

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What is the style & encepagement of Rose des Ricey AOP?

Rose (tranquille)
100% Pinot Noir

12

What are the vinification requirements of Rose des Riceys AOP?

Grapes are vinified whole bunches (semi-carbonic maceration)

13

Style & encepagement for Coteaux Champenois AOP?

Style
- Blanc
- Rose
- Rouge
Encepagement
- Chardonnay
- Pinot Noir
- Pinot Meunier
- Arbane
- Petit Meslier
- Pinot Blanc
- Pinot Gris

14

What are the 7 types of Champagne producers?

NM - Negociant Manipulant
RM - Recoltant Manipulant
CM - Cooperative Manipulant
RC - Recoltant Cooperateur
SR - Societe de Recoltants
ND - Negociant Distributeur
MA - Maque d'Acheur

15

5 authorized Champagne districts

Montagne de Reims
Valle de la Marne
Cotes des Blancs
Cote de Sezanne
Cote des Bars (the Aube)

16

4 permitted pruning methods in Champagne

Cordon de Royat
Chablis
Valle de la Marne (Pinot Meunier only)
Guyot (single & double)

17

What is vin de cuvee?

First 2,050l pressed

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What is vin de taille?

Second part of pressing, 500l between 2,050-2,550l

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What is rebeche?

Third extraction, 1-10% of total by law. Used for distillate

20

What is debourbage?

Pressed juice allowed to settle

21

What are Bourbes?

Remaining solids after debourbage

22

What are vin clairs?

High acid base wines

23

What is liqueur de tirage?

Addition of sugar and yeast to begin secondary fermentation

24

What is remuage?

The riddling process

25

What is a bidule?

A plastic cap that collects sediment during remuage

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Name the single vineyard Champagne of Agrapart

Venus - Avise

27

Name the single vineyard Champagne of Billecart Salmon

Clos-St-Hilaire - Mareuil-sur-Ay

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Name the single vineyard Champagne of Cattier

Clos du Moulin - Ludes

29

Name the single vineyard Champagne of Chartogne-Taillet

Les Barres - Meffy

30

Name the single vineyard Champagne of Claude Cazals

Clos Cazals - Le Mesnil-sur-Oger

31

Name the single vineyard Champagne of Drappier

Grand Sendree - Urville (the Aube)

32

Name the single vineyard Champagne of Duval Leroy

Clos des Bouveries - Vertus

33

Name the single vineyard Champagne of Egly Ouriet

Les Crayeres - Ambonnay

34

Name the single vineyard Champagnes of Jacquesson

Dizy Corne Bautray - Dizy
Ay Vauzelle Terme - Ay
Dizy Terres Rouge Rose - Dizy
Avize Champ Cain - Avise

35

Name the single vineyard Champagnes of Krug

Clos du Mesnil - Le Mesnil-sur-Oger
Clos d'Ambonnay - Ambonnay

36

Name the single vineyard Champagnes of Larmandier-Bernier

Vieille Vigne de Cramant - Cramant
Terre de Vertus - Vertus

37

Name the single vineyard Champagne of Jean Milan

Terres de Noel - Oger

38

Name the single vineyard Champagne of Pierre Peters

Cuvee Speciale les Chetillons - Le Mesnil-sur-Oger

39

Name the single vineyard Champagne of Philipponnat

Clos des Goisses - Mareuil-sur-Ay

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Name the single vineyard Champagne of Taittinger

Les Folies de la Maquetterie - Pierry

41

Name the single vineyard Champagnes of Tarlant

La Vigne d'Or - Oeuilly
La Vigne d'Antan - Oeuilly
Cuvee Louis - Oeuilly

42

Name the single vineyard Champagne of Veuve Fourny

Clos Faubourg Notre Dame

43

What is the iconic soil of Champagne?

Belemnite chalk

44

What is the is prestige cuvee of Ayala?

Cuvee Perle d'Ayala - Ay

45

What is the is prestige cuvees of Billecart-Salmon?

Grande Cuvee - Mareuil-sur-Ay
Elisabeth Salmon Rose - Mareuil-sur-Ay
Cuvee Nicolas Francois - Mareuil-sur-Ay

46

What is the is prestige cuvees of Bollinger?

La Grande Annee - Ay
RD - Ay
Vieilles Vignes Francaises - Ay

47

What is the is prestige cuvee of Boizel?

Joyau de France

48

What is the is prestige cuvee of Canard Duchene?

Charles VII

49

Who makes the following prestige cuvee - Presitge?

Comte Audoin de Dampierre

50

Who makes the following prestige cuvee - Cuvee Commodre?

De Castellane

51

Who makes the following prestige cuvee -Catherine de Medicis ?

De Meric

52

Who makes the following prestige cuvees - Grand Vin des Princes & Louis XV?

De Venoge

53

Who makes the following prestige cuvees - Cuvee William Deutz & Amour de Deutz?

Deutz

54

Who makes the following prestige cuvee - Fleur de Passion?

Diebolt-Vallois

55

What is the is prestige cuvee of Drappier?

Charles de Gaulle

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What is the is prestige cuvee of Duval Leroy?

Femme de Champagne

57

What is the is prestige cuvee of Gosset?

Celebris

58

What is the is prestige cuvee of Alfred Gratien?

Cuvee Paradis

59

What are the is prestige cuvees of Charles Heidsieck?

Champagne Charlie - last vinage 1985
Blanc des Millenaires - first vintage 1983

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What is the is prestige cuvee of Henriot?

Cuvee des Enchanteleurs

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What is the is prestige cuvee of Jacquesson?

Grand Vin Signature

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What is the is prestige cuvee of Lanson?

Noble Cuvee

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Who makes the following prestige cuvee - Grande Siecle?

Laurent-Perrier

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Who makes the following prestige cuvees - Cuvee Les Aventures & Cuvee Gentilhomme?

AR Lenoble

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Who makes the following prestige cuvee - Dom Perignon ?

Moet et Chandon

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Who makes the following prestige cuvee - Cuvee R. Lalou?

G.H.Mumm

67

Who makes the following prestige cuvee - Nec-Plus-Ultra?

Bruno Paillard

68

Who makes the following prestige cuvee - Cuvee Josephine?

Joseph Perrier

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Who makes the following prestige cuvee - Belle Epoque?

Perrier-Jouet

70

What is the is prestige cuvee of Piper-Heidieck?

Rare

71

What is the is prestige cuvee of Ployez-Jacquemart?

Liesse d'Harbonville

72

What is the is prestige cuvee of Pol Roger?

Cuvee Sir Winston Churchill (first vintage 1975)

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What is the is prestige cuvee of Pommery?

Cuvee Louise

74

What is the is prestige cuvee of Louis Roederer?

Cristal (first commercial release 1945)

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What is the is prestige cuvee of Ruinart?

Dom Ruinart

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What are the is prestige cuvees of Taittinger?

Comtes de Champagne
Taittinger Collection

77

What is the is prestige cuvee of Veuve Clicquot-Ponsardin?

La Grande Dame

78

Who makes the following prestige cuvees - Cuvee Laetitia & Cuvee Julie?

Henri Billiot

79

Who makes the following prestige cuvee - Cuvee Prestige?

Bonnaire

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Who makes the following prestige cuvee - Fiarce?

Chartogne-Taillet

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Who makes the following prestige cuvee - Fine Fleur de Bouzy?

Hubert Dauvergne

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Who makes the following prestige cuvee - Brut Prestige?

Paul Dethune

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Who makes the following prestige cuvee - Cramant Grand Cru Cuvee Prestige?

Guy Larmandier

84

Who makes the following prestige cuvee - Substance?

Jacques Selosse

85

What is the is prestige cuvee of Vilmart & Cie?

Coeur de Cuvee

86

What is the is prestige cuvee of Nicolas Feuillatte?

Palmes d'Or

87

What is the is prestige cuvee of Jaquart?

Brut de Nominee

88

What are the is prestige cuvees of Mailly Grand Cru?

Les Echansons
L'Intemporelle
Exception Blanche

89

How many bottles on a gyropalette?

504