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1

The most widely planted white grape in France   

Ugni Blanc (aka Trebbiano)

2

The most widely planted red grape in France 

 Merlot

3

The three levels of the French wine "quality pyramid"   

AOC/AOP (top)
Vin de Pays (IGP/PGI)
Vin (fomerly "Vin de Table")

4

Total acreage of vines in Bordeaux

300,000 acres

5

Annual porduction of Bordeaux in cases   

Approx. 61 million cases

6

The three main rivers of Bordeaux

The Garonne
The Dordogne
The Gironde

7

Main town on the right bank of Bordeaux   

Libourne

8

Area north of the city of Bordeaux, on the left bank

The Medoc

9

Area south of the city of Bordeaux, on the left bank   

Graves

10

Area between the Dordogne and the Garonne   

Entre-Deux-Mers

11

Percentage of Bordeaux's vineyards planted to red grapes    

89%

12

British term for red Bordeaux    

Claret

13

Three main white grape varieties of Bordeaux

Sauvignon Blanc,
Sémillon,
Muscadelle

14

Three main red grape varieties of Bordeaux   

Cabernet Sauvignon
Merlot
Cabernet Franc

15

Main red grape of Bordeaux's left bank   

Cabernet Sauvignon

16

Main red grape of Bordeaux's right bank   

Merlot

17

Three regional AOCs of Bordeaux    

Bordeaux AOC,
Cremant de Bourdeaux AOC,
Bordeaux Superieur AOC

18

Four highrest-ranking communes of the Medoc   

St. Estephe
Pauillac
St. Julien
Margaux

19

Large appellation for dry white wines in Graves    

Pessac - Leognan

20

Term used for Bordeaux wines sold "in futures"   

En primeur

21

Five properties that are classified as Bordeaux Premier Cru (as per the Classification of 1855)   

Haut - Brion
Lafite - Rothschild
Mouton Rothschild (promoted in 1973)
Margaux
Latour

22

Year the wines of St.-Emilion were first classified   

1954

23

Four properties classified as St-Emilion Grand Cru Classe' Category A   

Angelus
Ausone
Cheval-Blanc
Pavie

24

Classification for the best properties in the Medoc that were not incuded in the 1855 list   

Cru Bourgeois

25

Classification for small, family-owned and operated wine estates in the Medoc   

Cru Artisan