Flashcards in Compendium Crawling Deck (11)
What is the minimum alcohol for all wines in the Medoc?
What are allowed styles/encepagement for Medoc wines?
- Cabernet Sauvignon
- Cabernet Franc
- Petit Verdot
What are aging requirements for Medoc wines?
June 15th of year following harvest, EXCEPT:
- Listrac-Medoc: September 15th after harvest
- Margaux: Aged until June 1st, released Sept. 1st
What is the planting density for Medoc?
7,000 vines/hectare, EXCEPT:
- Haut-Medoc (6,500)
- Medoc AOP (5,000)
What is the max. RS for Medoc wines?
What are max. yields for Medoc?
57 hl/ha, EXCEPT Haut-Medoc and Medoc (55 hl/ha)
What is the most recently established AOC in the Medoc?
Listrac-Medoc, in 1957
What are the AOPs that allow dry wine in Graves?
Graves AOP and Pessac-Leognan AOP
What are the must weights/min. RS for sweet wines AOPs in Graves?
221 g/l must weight, 45 g/l RS for Barsac, Cerons, and Sauternes, 221 g/l must weight and 34 g/l RS for Graves Superieures
Which Graves AOP doesn't have an aging requirement?