Flashcards in Chile Deck (17):
There are 6 regions in Chile north to south, what are middle two?
Aconcagua region and
Central Valley Region
There are 6 regions in Chile north to south, what the two further north?
Atacama region and
There are 6 regions in Chile north to south, what are the two furthest south?
Southern region and
What are the 2 valleys located in the Atacama Region?
Copiapó Valley and
What are the 4 valleys that are in the Aconcagua Region?
San Antonio Valley
What 4 valleys are located in the Central Valley Region
What are the 3 Valleys located in the Coquimbo Region?
What are the 3 valleys located in the Southern Region
Bio Bio Valley
Describe the Costa Region
Runs north to south along the coast covering the coastal plans and west side of the coastal mountain ranges.
Wines are typically intensely fresh and fruity whites edged with mineralogy as well as juicy yet elegant cool-climate reds.
Describe the Entre Cordilleras Region.
Runs north to south down the center of Chile covering the east side of the coastal mountain range and the central plain
Balanced influences of land and sea to create red and whites w character.
Describe the Andes Region
Runs north and south along the foothills and the Andes mountain range
Influenced dramatically by mountains, the region can produce powerful reds with great structure and personality.
What country has the most suitable land for grape growing and produces the most wine?
Where does Chile Rank in wine production and export levels for South America ?
Second for production
And It ranks #1 for export
How much of Chilean wine production is intended for export
Chile as a country is long and narrow. What are the approximate dimensions?
3,000 miles / 4,800 km long (n-s)
100 miles / 150 km wide (e-w)
There are four natural bounties to the Chilean wine growing region that are very significant. List.
West- Pacific Ocean
North - Atacama Desert
East - Andes Mountains
South - there frozen archipelago of Tierra del Fuego