Bordeaux is _______ in volume right behind_____
By 2017______ acres were planted
2nd to Languedoc
Vin de____ is the lowest quality.
Previously varietal and _____ couldnt be labeled
After the ____ year both may appear on the label
Regional wines make up 1/__ of French wine production.
Released under name_____
____% of grape that must come from that area.
Vin de Pays
In____ the INAO became the ___ ___ ___ ___
In ___ it brough up with the EU standards to create the new_____
L'institute National de la Origine de la Qualite
When was the new St. Emilion classification created?
How often is it rechecked
every 10 years
In 1954 _____ received its new classification.
What else in the world of futbol happend that year
The UEFA was form
West Germany wins World Cup
The INAO awarded the first AOCs in year_____ by 2015 ____ AOCs were granted for wine and _______
While other ____ agricultural products
St Emilion satellite appelations? from N to S
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
Pomerol soil composition
Clay rich with some gravel as well
In Bordeaux winters can be____
Spring is ____
Summers can be _____
damp and wet
9 things the 1935 INAO imposed as part of the AOC
- Vine planting density
- training methods
- prunning methods
- Varietals allowed
- Production techniques
- alc levels
- Must weight
- Geographical boundaries
Pairings for a right bank red
Beef and Game
WHITE FLEAKY FISH
What are Courtiers
They were wine brokers who financially backed up Chateaus in the Medoc
The wet spring season in Bordeaux can create ____ and _____.
Spring frost cab create C____ and M_____
Mold and Rot
Coulure and Millerandage
Define Coulure and Millerandage
Coulure: no grapes develop after flowering
Millerandage: Grapes range in size and maturity
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.
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.
Pomerol; regardless, the best properties—Château Pétrus, Vieux_____, Château___ Château ___, and Château ____—can achieve extravagant prices on par with premier cru Médoc wines.
Château Le Pin, and
Cht La Fleur
Cht Le Pin
St Emilion Grand Cru Classe
Château Cheval Blanc
Ugni Blanc is also known as?
What IGP encompasses Bordeaux and nearby regions?
Atlantique - VDP Vin Du Pays
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
Where is Neac located
Neac is a commune located in Lalande-de-Pomerol
Chateau d'Yquem's not often released dry white wine.
What is unique about Château Figeac?
It is the largest estate in Saint-Émilion, 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%)
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
1945 to 2011
2006 a special wine named Petit-Figeac.
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)