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1

What are the three soil types of Sancerre

Silex - Flint
Terres Blanches - Kimmeridgean clay
Caillottes - stony

2

What is the significant soil type of Pouilly-Fumé?

Silex - flint

3

When did Didier Dagueneau die?

2008

4

Which Central vineyards appellation is for wines of 100% Chasselas?

Pouilly-sur-Loire

5

How does the encépagement of Pouilly-Fumé differ from Pouilly-sur-Loire?

100% Sauvignon Blanc
vs
100% Chasselas

6

What is the encépagement of Menetou-Salon AOP?

White - 100% Sauvignon Blanc, any existing Sauvignon Gris cannot be replanted
Rosé - 100% Pinot Noir
Red - 100% Pinot Noir

7

What is the encépagement of Quincy AOP?

White only, 100% Sauvignon Blanc

8

What is the encépagement of Reuilly AOP?

White - 100% Sauvignon Blanc
Rosé - Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris
Red - 100% Pinot Noir

9

What is the encépagement of Coteaux de Giennois AOP?

White - 100% Sauvignon Blanc
Rosé - Pinot Noir and Gamay, must have both
Red - Pinot Noir and Gamay, must have both

10

What was the second demarcated region in France, after Châteauneuf du Pape?

Quincy AOP

11

How does the encépagement of Orléans differ from Orléans-Clery?

Orléans -
White - Chardonnay, can be blended with Pinot Gris
Rosé - Meunier dominant
Red - Meunier dominant

Orléans-Clery -
Red only, 100% Cabernet Franc

12

Name two Loire Valley appellations exclusively for Gamay, red and rosé

Côte Roannaise AOP
Côtes de Forez AOP

13

What is the encépagement of Châteaumeillant AOP?

Red and rosé, min 60% Gamay