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Flashcards in Friuli-Venezia Giulia Deck (10):
1

The winemaking tradition of Friuli-Venezia Giulia borrows heavily from:

Slavic, German, and Italian cultures
- controlled cold fermentations in stainless steel, gravity flow and a minimized use of sulfur, to blended, barrel-fermented and aged.

2

Name some white grapes grown in Friuli-Venezia Giulia:

Pinot Bianco
Chardonnay
Pinot Grigio
Sauvignon
Ramandolo
Ribolla Gialla
Picolit
Malvasia Istriana

3

Name some red grapes grown in Friuli-Venezia Giulia:

Schiopettino
Refosco
Pignolo
Merlot
Cabernet Sauvignon
Cabernet Franc

4

What are 2 DOCGs in Friuli that make sweet passito wines?

Ramandolo DOCG (100% Verduzzo Friulano)
Colli Orientali del Friuli-Picolit DOCG (min 85% Picolit; cannot use GWZ)

5

What's the coolest and highest sub-zone in Colli Orientali del Friuli-Picolit DOCG? Who owns it?

Cialla, owned by Ronchi di Cialla (monopole).

6

Name some producers from Friuli:

Gravner
Miani
Livio Felluga
Venica e Venica
Ronco del Gnemiz
Marco Cecchini

7

What is the core grape in the Rosazzo DOCG blend?

Friulano

8

What is the most planted grape of Friuli-Venezia Giulia?

Merlot

9

The nine geographic DOCs of Friuli all produce varietally labeled red and white wines. True or False?

True

10

What's the common thread between Collio DOC, Grave del Friuli DOC, and Colli Orientali del Friuli DOC?

None of them can have Traminer Aromatico (aka Gewürztraminer) in the blend (well, Collio can have a max of 15%).