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1

What are two winemaking processes by which flavors are added to Chardonnay

Malolactic fermentation and treatment with oak

2

What flavors are introduced by malolactic fermentation

Buttery, creamy and dairy based flavors

3

How does malolactic fermentation work

You allow the wine to stay in contact with the lees which is the dead yeast after fermentation

4

What flavors are introduced by oak into chardonnay

Toast, vanilla and coconut

5

Chablis is a type of chardonnay that uses no _____

Oak

6

Chardonnays can/cannot be aged

Can

7

Chardonnays are full/medium/light bodied

Full bodied

8

What helps chardonnays develop a honeyed, nutty and savory complexity

Ageing - possible in the best ones

9

Wines grow in burgundy are labelled

Bourgogne

10

Chablis is a _____ grape grown in a _____ climate in the _____ region of France

Chardonnay grape; cool; burgundy

11

A wine with a green fruit/citrus flavor and a smoky, flinty or mineral quality is a ______

Chablis

12

Describe two fruit flavors in a Chablis and three secondary flavors

Green fruit and citrus plus smoky, flinty and mineral

13

What region is in the heart of Burgundy

Cote d'Or

14

Chardonnay wines are made in the south/north of the Cote d'Or

south

15

THe Cotes de Beaune is in the ____ of the Cote ____

southern part of the cote d'or

16

Mersault is a white burgundy from _______

Cotes de Beaune

17

Puligny Montrachet is a white burgundy from _____

Cotes de Beaune

18

Malolactic fermentation and oak are/are not common in Mersault wines

ARE

19

What are the fruit flavors in a Puligny Motrachet wine as well as secondary characteristics

White stone fruit into tropical with vanilla, spice and savory notes

20

Which vineyard produces the best Chardonnay wines

Le Montrachet

21

The Maconnais produces what kind of chardonnay

Large volume - its the most southernly location

22

Wines from Maconnais are/are not oaked

ARE NOT

23

What is the flavor profile of a chardonnay from Maconnais

Light and fruity - melon and citrus

24

What is the most southern region of the Maconnais

Pouilly-Fuisse

25

Pouilly-Fuisse is/is not oaked

IS

26

What is the flavor profile of a Pouilly-Fuisse?

Tropical fruit- pineapple and melon - plus oak

27

Name three regions for premium Chardonnay in Australia

Margaret river, Adelaide hills, Yarra valley

28

Where is chardonnay made in New Zealand

Marbolrough

29

Name two regions in California for premium chardonnay

Carneros and Sonoma

30

Where in Chile are they making premium chardonnay

Casablanca Valley