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Bordeaux is _______ in volume right behind_____

 

By 2017______ acres were planted

2nd to Languedoc

300,000 acres

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Vin de____ is the lowest quality.

Previously varietal and _____ couldnt be labeled

After the ____ year both may appear on the label

France

Vintage

2009

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Regional wines make up 1/__ of French wine production.

Released under name_____

____% of grape that must come from that area.

1/3

Vin de Pays

85%

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In____ the INAO became the ___ ___ ___ ___

In ___ it brough up with the EU standards to create the new_____

2007

L'institute National de la Origine de la Qualite

AOP

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When was the new St. Emilion classification created?

 

How often is it rechecked

1954

every 10 years 

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In 1954 _____ received its new classification.

What else in the world of futbol happend that year

St Emilion

The UEFA was form

West Germany wins World Cup 

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The INAO awarded the first AOCs in year_____ by 2015 ____ AOCs were granted for wine and _______

While other ____ agricultural products

1935

366 AOCS

brandy

44

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St Emilion satellite appelations? from N to S

Lussac

Pusseguin

Montagne

Saint Georges 

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Evidence shows wine production near the Garonne dates back to ____ AD

The ____ provided a series of drainage channels, making it suitable to plant grapes by year_____.

From ___ to ____ Bordeaux was under english rule

 

4th Cent

Dutch

Mid 1600s

1154-1453

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Pomerol soil composition

Top Producer

Wine Composition

Clay rich with some gravel as well

Petrus

100% Merlot

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In Bordeaux winters can be____

Spring is ____

Summers can be _____

Short

damp and wet

HOT

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9 things the 1935 INAO imposed as part of the AOC

  • Yields
  • Vine planting density
  • training methods
  • prunning methods
  • Varietals allowed
  • Production techniques
  • alc levels
  • Must weight
  • Geographical boundaries

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Pairings for a right bank red

Beef and Game

Duck

Cheeses

WHITE FLEAKY FISH

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What are Courtiers 

They were wine brokers who financially backed up Chateaus in the Medoc

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The wet spring season in Bordeaux can create ____ and _____.

Spring frost cab create C____ and M_____

Mold and Rot

Coulure and Millerandage

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Define Coulure and Millerandage

Coulure: no grapes develop after flowering

Millerandage: Grapes range in size and maturity 

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Château ____ name is an homage to Ausonius, a 4th century Roman poet who may (or may not) have planted his vines at the site of the current estate.

Chateau Ausone

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Compared to St-Émilion, Pomerol is a tiny AOP, measuring just __ square miles and ___ acres of vineyards.

5 square miles

1,957 acres of vineyards.

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Pomerol; regardless, the best properties—Château Pétrus, Vieux_____, Château___ Château ___, and Château ____—can achieve extravagant prices on par with premier cru Médoc wines.

, Vieux-Château-Certan,

Château Lafleur,

Château Le Pin, and

Château Trotanoy

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Vieux-Château-Certan

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Ausone

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Trotanoy

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Cht La Fleur

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Cht Le Pin

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St Emilion Grand Cru Classe

Château Angélus 
Château Ausone 
Château Cheval Blanc
Château Pavie
Château Canon

26

Ugni Blanc is also known as?

Trebianno 

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What IGP encompasses Bordeaux and nearby regions?

Atlantique - VDP Vin Du Pays

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An appellation, rather than a classificaiton. 
Wines are required to show an additional +___% alcohol and must undergo a longer élevage than wines simply labeled St-Émilion AOP

St Emilion Grand Cru

.5%

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Where is Neac located

Neac is a commune located in Lalande-de-Pomerol

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Chateau d'Yquem's not often released dry white wine.

Ygrec

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What is unique about Château Figeac?

It is the largest estate in Saint-Émilion,[2] with 40 hectares (99 acres) of vineyards. Due to its soil, which is dominated by gravel, it is planted in grape varieties Cabernet Sauvignon (35%), Cabernet Franc (35%), and Merlot(30%)

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Château Figeac wine carries the rank of Premier Grand Cru Classé (Class __) 

From 1945 to ___, the estate produced a second wine named La Grange Neuve de Figeac and since ___a special wine named Petit-Figeac. From the 2012 vintage, Petit-Figeac became the single second wine of Figeac

(Class B)

 1945 to 2011

2006 a special wine named Petit-Figeac. 

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Where can crasse de fer soil be found?

Pomerol: sand, clay and gravel, with a subsoil of iron pan and rich clay (crasse de fer)

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