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1

Riesling is an ______ white grape variety

Aromatic

2

What type of climate is Riseling not grown in

HOT

3

In a cooler climate what flavors are in a Riesling

Green fruit (apple, grape) with floral notes and a hint of citrus (lemon, lime)

4

In a moderate climate what flavors are in a Riesling

White stone fruit (peach) with lime becoming dominant

5

A late harvest Riesling has what notes

Stone fruit and tropical notes

6

What flavors develop as a Riesling ages in the bottle

Honey and toast

7

What are the two categories in labels for German Rieslings

Qualiweistein and Pradiksteinwine

8

Within the Pradikatswein category, what are the six types

Eiswine - sweet, Berrenauslese and Trockeyberrenauslese, Auslese, Spatleses and Kabinett

9

What are the three regions in Germany that grow Riseling?

Pfalz, Mosel and Rheingau

10

What is the acid level, sweetness level and body of a Pfaltz Riesling

High acid, off-dry and medium body

11

What is the acid level, sweetness level and body of a Mosel Riesling

High acidity, light-body, medium sweetness

12

What is the acid level, sweetness level and body of a Rheingau Riesling

High acidity, dryer, medium body

13

Where in Frances is Riesling grown

Alsace

14

What mountain range is in Alsace

Vosges

15

What are two appelations within the Alsace

Alsace and Alsace Grand Cru

16

What is Grosses Gewachs

It is a private label used to indicate a premium vineyard site

17

What are the two locations in Australia that make Rieslings

Clare valley and Eden valley

18

Is Riesling ever blended

No