Flashcards in Germany Deck (322):
Who owns the Maximin Grünhäuser Abtsberg vineyard?
von Schubert-Grünhaus estate
Who owns the Josephshöfer vineyard?
Reichsgraff von Kesselstatt
Who owns the Eitelsbacher Karthäuserhofberg vineyard?
Who owns most of the Rothenberg vineyard? Where is it located?
-Rheinhessen's premier site
Who owns most of the Mannberg vineyard? Where is it located?
Who is the producer to watch in Hochheim that just got started in 1956?
Who has the term "Erstes Gewächs" trademarked?
Which anbaugebiet has not adopted the new Erste Lage tier?
Which anbaugebiet has the most Grosse Lage?
Where is Zell located?
Where is Winkel located?
Where is Trier located?
Where is the Steinberg vineyard located? Who is it a monopole of?
Where is the Sonnenberg vineyard?
Where is the Scharzhofberger ortsteil vineyard located?
Where is the Rheingau's center for red wine production?
Where is the Rausch vineyard located?
Where is the origin of Liebfraumilch?
Worms in the Rheinhessen
Where is the monastery of Kloster Eberbach?
Where is the Michelsberg grosslage?
Piesport - a smear on the integrity of the village
Where is the Lay vineyard?
Where is the Kammerberg Grosse Lage vineyard?
Where is the Kalkofen vineyard located?
Where is the Josephshöfer vineyard located?
Where is the Gräfenberg vineyard located?
Where is the Dromprobst vineyard located?
Where is the Doctor vineyard?
Where is the Berg Roseneck vineyard located?
Where is the Badstube grosslage?
Where is Spay located?
Where is Schweigen located? Name a producer here.
-Friedrich Becker - one of Germany's most esteemed producers of Spätburgunder
Where is Schloss Johannisberg located?
Where is Sangiovese planted in Germany?
Where is Rüdesheim located?
Where is Pfaffenberg located? Who owns it?
Where is most of Germany's Schwarzriesling planted?
Where is Matthias Müller producing wines?
Where is Kloster Eberbach located?
Where is Kiedrich located?
Where is Juffer-Sonnenuhr vineyard located?
Where is Johannisberg located?
Where is Iphofen located?
Where is Hochheim located?
Where is Hattenheim located?
Where is Hallgarten located?
Where is Geisenheim located?
Where is Erbach located?
Where is Eltville located?
Where is Deidesheim located?
Where is Bacharach located?
Where is Assmannshausen located?
Where in Germany does the Rhine river flow westward?
Rheingau - from the city of Wiesbaden to Rüdesheim
Where does the Mosel merge with the Rhine River?
Where does the German "discovery" of Spätlese date to? When was Auslese discovered?
-1775 - at Schloss Johannisberg in the Rheingau
-1787 - Auslese
Where does the Ahr rank in overall size?
Where are Jungfer and Schönhell vineyards located?
When was the Mosel's name shortened?
August 1st, 2007
When was the Geisenheim Institute found? Where is it located?
When did the Cistercians of Burgundy found Kloster Eberbach monastery?
What wine was featured on the Titanic's wine list?
Niersteiner Pettenthal Riesling
What vineyard located to the east of Hattenheimer Mannberg?
What village is at the confluence of the Rhine and Main River in the Rheingau?
What two anbaugebiete are located in former East Germany?
What terms were "Classic" and "Selection" intended to replace? Who developed the program? When did it debut?
-Halbtrocken and Trocken
-German Wine Institute at Mainz
-Debuted with the 2000 vintage
What style is Landwein produced as?
trocken or halbtrocken
What slate characterizes the Mosel?
What river is the Nahe situated along?
The Nahe River
What river is Franken located on?
What regions can Liebfraumilch be blended from?
What region uses "Erstes Gewächs" instead of "Grosses Gewächs"?
Rheingau - is a legally authorized term and may be spelled out in full
What region may not produce Grosse Lage wines at the Kabinett level?
What region has the highest Öchsle requirement for Spätlese Riesling?
Pfalz @ 90º
What region has the highest Öchsle requirement for Kabinett Riesling?
Franken @ 78º
What quality level of wine can be produced from grapes outside Germany?
-It must be 100% German
-OR a statement must be included on the label naming the countries that contribute to the blend
What quality level is most German sparkling wine?
What quality level is Liebfraumilch considered?
What portion of the VDP estate vineyards are planted to Riesling?
What portion of the Rheingau is planted to Riesling?
80% - the highest proportion of the grape than any other anbaugebiet
What portion of the Ahr is red wine?
What portion of Rheingau Riesling production is dry?
1/2 as of 2014
What portion of Germany's vineyards are Riesling?
What parallel is Ahr located on?
What mountain range is in the Pfalz?
Haardt Hills (aka Vosges Mtns)
What may growers to the east of the vineyard whose vines were excluded from Doctor in 1984 label their wines?
Alte Badstube am Doktorberg
What is Weissherbst? Where is it popular?
•A saignée rosé made from a single variety and of at least QbA quality
What is the warmest site of the Pfalz?
The Grosse Lage Forster Kirchenstück
What is the Südliche Weinstrasse?
The southern commune of the Pfalz
What is the sole bereich of the Rheingau?
What is the rosé popular in Württemberg?
What is the rosé popular in Baden?
What is the river of the Ahr?
What is the requirement for sparkling wine to be labeled "Deutscher Sekt"?
100% German grapes
What is the range of Öchsle for TBA?
What is the range of Öchsle for Spätlese?
What is the range of Öchsle for Kabinett?
What is the range of Öchsle for Beerenauslese and Eiswein?
What is the range of Öchsle for Auslese?
What is the only bereich of the Ahr? And only grosslage?
-Bereich - Walporzheim-Ahrtal
-Grosslage - Klosterberg
What is the name of the traditional flute-shaped brown bottle? Where is it used?
What is the most planted red grape of the Rheingau?
What is the most planted grape in the Rheinhessen?
What is the min must weight for Grosse Lage wines?
A min must weight equivalent to Spätlese
What is the min alcohol level for Prädikat wines?
-5.5% - BA, TBA and Eiswein
What is the min % for a stated variety in Germany?
What is the max RS for "classic"?
9g/l (12g/l for Riesling)
What is the German term for noble rot?
What is the German term for monopole?
What is the German name for Blaufränkisch?
What is the finest estate in the Mittelrhein?
Toni Jost's alleinbesitz Bacharacher Hahn
What is the best Spätburgunder vineyard of the Rheingau? Name a producer of it.
What is the annual average temperature of the Mosel?
What is the aging requirement for Grosses Gewächs wines?
-White - not released before 9/1
-Red - receive an additional year of aging
What is the aging req for Grosse Lage wines labeled by Prädikat?
May be released as soon as May 1 of the year following harvest
What is the 2nd most planted red grape in Germany?
What is tafelwein known as since 2009?
What is Schillerwein?
A style of rosé produced by fermenting red and white grapes together; common in Württemberg
What is required for Sekt to be labeled as QbA?
It must be produced from traditional grapes grown in 1 of the 13 anbaugebiete
What is Pinot Gris called in Germany?
What is Piesport's greatest vineyard?
What is Müller-Thurgau a cross of?
-Originally thought to be Riesling x Silvaner
-Recent DNA has recast it as Riesling x Madeleine Royale
What is located to the west of Erbacher Macrobrunn?
What is Goldriesling? Where is it a local specialty in Germany?
An aromatic crossing developed in Alsace, is the local specialty of Sachsen
What is Germany's warmest wine growing region?
What is Germany's northernmost wine growing region?
What is Frühburgunder?
A early-ripening strain of Pinot Noir
What is Franken's wine center? Name an important vineyard.
Würzberg - Stein (lends its name to the former Frankish nickname "Steinwein")
What is Ehrenfelser a crossing of?
Riesling x Silvaner
What is Dornfelder a crossing of?
Helfensteiner x Heroldrebe
What is Bacchus a crossing of?
(Silvaner x Riesling) x Müller-Thurgau
What grape is typically used for liebfraumilch?
What estate labels his Grosse Lage wines as "GC" instead of "GG"?
What are the yields for "Classic" and "Selection"?
What are the two communes of the Pfalz?
What are the tiers VDP Classification from 2012 forward and yields required?
-Grosse Lage - max 50hl/ha
-Erste Lage - max 60hl/ha
-Ortswein: Village Wines - max 75hl/ha
-Gutswein: Regional Wines - max 75hl/ha
What are the soils of Erden?
What are the min abv for "classic" and "selection"?
min abv 12% (11.5% in the Mosel)
What are the common varieties in Saale-Unstrut?
What and where is the Roter Hang located?
A slope of red clay and slate spanning 180 ha between Nierstein and Nackenheim in the Rheinhessen
What anbaugebiet is located on the Elbe River?
What 2 vineyards in the Pfalz were recast as Premier Cru with the introduction of the new tier?
Paradiesgarten and Kalkofen in Deidesheim
Were is the Paradiesgarten vineyard located?
The Rheinterrasse stretches from what villages?
From Bodenheim southward through Nierstein and Oppenheim, ending near Mettenheim
The Mosel River emerges from what Mountains?
Vosges Mountains in France
Scheurebe is a crossing of what? Where was it developed?
-Riesling x Silvaner
Saale-Unstrut lies on the confluence of what two rivers?
Saale and Unstrut rivers
Name an alleinbesitz of Bürklin-Wolf in Ruppertsberg (Pfalz)
Name a producer who makes Bernkasteler Lay wines.
Name a producer of the Roter Hang.
Name a producer of Kiedricher Gräfenberg. What style of wines outstanding?
-Auslese level and above
Name a producer of Erdener Prälat.
Name 5 rivers of Germany.
Name 4 vineyards that are smaller than the 5 ha minimum size for a registered vineyard.
-Schloss Vollrads (Rheingau)
Name 4 sites of Forst.
Name 4 German producers that can trace their estates back hundreds of years.
-Reichsgraff von Kesselstatt
Name 4 estates in the Mittelhaardt in the Pfalz.
Name 3 vineyards of Winkel.
-Schloss Vollrads (ortsteil)
Name 3 vineyards of Rüdesheim.
Name 2 vineyards of Erden with red slate.
Name 2 vineyards in Hochheim.
Name 2 villages with Sonnenuhr vineyards?
Wehlen and Zeltingen
Name 2 producers of the Ürziger Würzgarten.
-Joh. Jos. Christoffel Erben
Name 2 producers of the Ahr.
Name 2 producers of Franken and what village they are in.
-Hans Wirsching - Iphofen
-Horst Sauer - Escherndorf
Name 2 producers from the Goldtröpfchen vineyard.
-Reichsgraff von Kesselstatt
Name 2 producers based in Ürzig.
-Joh. Jos. Christoffel Erben
Name 2 growers based in Hattenheim.
-Langwerth von Simmern
Name 2 grosslagen within the Bernkastel bereich?
Name 1 producer of Wiltinger Scharzhofberger.
In 1971 the 30,000 einzellagen were condensed into how many registered vineyards? What is the minimum size of a registered vineyard?
If Grosse Lage wines are dry, what are they called?
Grosses Gewächs wines in Franken are produced from what varieties?
From the 2012 vintage forward, the former Erste Lage wines would now be known as what?
Grosse Lage - not be confused with grosslage, and Erste Lage indicate Permier Cru, rather than Grand Cru
Can Erste Lage wines be labeled "GG"?
No, Grosses Gewächs is reserved for Grosse Lage; Erste Lage dry wines must be labeled as "trocken" instead
Can a varietal appear on Deutscher Wein labels?
Are "feine" and "hochfeine" allowed on labels?
No, it was outlawed with the 1971 Wine Law
"Selection" is equivalent to what must weight?
What are the important villages of the Südliche-Weinstrasse?
What are the important villages of the Saar?
What are the important villages of the Ruwer?
What is the important einzellage of Wiltingen?
What is the important einzellage of Saarburg?
What is the important einzellage of Eitelsbach?
What are the important einzellagen of Mertesdorf?
What is the important einzellage of Trittenheim?
What are the important einzellagen of Piesport?
What are the important einzellagen of Brauneberg?
What are the important einzellagen of Bernkastel-Kues?
What are the important einzellagen of Graach an der Mosel?
What is the important einzellage of Wehlen?
What is the important einzellage of Zeltingen?
What is the important einzellage of Ürzig?
What are the important einzellagen of Erden?
What is the important einzellage of Assmanshausen?
What are the important einzellagen of Rüdesheim?
What is the important einzellage of Geisenheim?
What is the important einzellage of Johannisberg?
What are the important einzellagen of Winkel?
What are the important einzellagen of Hattenheim?
What are the important einzellagen of Hallgarten?
What is the important einzellage of Erbach?
What is the important einzellage of Kiedrich?
What is the important einzellage of Eltville?
What are the important einzellagen of Hochheim am Main?
What is the important einzellage of Nackenheim?
What are the important einzellagen of Nierstein?
What are the important einzellagen of Oppenheim?
What are the important einzellagen of Westhofen?
What is the important einzellage of Dalsheim?
What is the important einzellage of Kallstadt?
What are the important einzellagen of Forst?
What are the important einzellagen of Deidesheim?
What are the important einzellagen of Ruppertsberg?
What is the important einzellage of Königsbach?
What is the important einzellage of Siebeldingen?
What is the important einzellage of Birkweiler?
What is the important einzellage of Schweigen?
What latitude is Germany at?
straddles the 50th parallel
What is an einzellagen?
What is an ortsteil?
a vineyard so famous that it does not need a village attached.
What is an alleinbesitz?
When was the German Wine Law established?
What is the English nickname for German wines?
What are major concerns with viticulture in Germany?
Reliability of ripening and susceptibility of frost
When was the Geisenheim Wine Institute founded? Where?
Name 7 popular crossings.
Muller-Thurgau, Ehrenfelser, Kerner, Bacchus, Faber, Scheurebe, Dornfelder
Sweet, cheap, characterless. No grape can appear on the label. Can be blended from the Rheinhessen, Nahe, Rheingau and Pfalz.
What is Grauburgunder?
What is Weissburgunder?
What is Schwarzriesling?
What is Spatburgunder?
What does the 1st set of numbers for the AP Number refer to?
The region where the wine was tested
What does the 2nd set of numbers for the AP Number refer to?
The commune in which the wine was bottled
What does the 3rd set of numbers for the AP Number refer to?
The bottler's code
What does the 4th set of numbers for the AP Number refer to?
A unique code for the bottling
What does the 5th set of numbers for the AP Number refer to?
The year in which the application was filed
What method is typically used to produce Sekt?
If the sparkling wine uses German grapes, what can it be labeled as?
If the sparkling wine uses German grapes from 1 of the 13 anbaugebiete, what can it be labeled as?
Deutscher Sekt QbA
What is the minimum Ochsle range for Kabinett?
What is the minimum Ochsle range for Spatlese?
What is the minimum Ochsle range for Auslese?
What is the minimum Ochsle range for Beerenauslese?
What is the minimum Ochsle range for Eiswein?
What is the minimum Ochsle range for Trockenbeererauslese?
What 2 anbaugebiet use ranges for their minimum ochsle?
Baden and Wurttemberg
Name the 13 Anbaugebiet.
Mosel; Ahr; Mittelrhein; Rheingau; Rheinhessen; Nahe; Pfalz; Hessische-Bergstrasse; Baden; Wurttemberg; Franken; Sachsen; Saale-Unstrut
What does VDP stand for?
Verband Deutscher Pradikatsweinguter
When was the VDP founded?
What was the original premise of the VDP?
Strove to promote natur or unchaptalized wines
What is the maximum RS for Grosses Gewachs?
What is ortswein?
VDP's answer to village wines
What is Gutswein?
VDP's answer to regional wines
What is the maximum permitted yields for erste lage wines?
What is the maximum permitted yields for grosse lage wines?
Which level of the pradikat cannot be made from Grosse Lage sites in the Pfalz?
What was the term Classic intended to replace?
What was the term Selection intended to replace?
What is the maximum RS for Classic wines?
What is the maximum RS for Selection wines?
9 g/l (12 g/l for Riesling)
What is Anreicherung?
Broad term for sweetening must before or after fermentation by using sugar, grape must, concentrated grape must or RCGM
What is Abfuller?
A bottler of shipper who assumes the responsibility for the origin and quality of the wine
What is Edelfaule?
What is Einzenllage?
What is Erste Gewachs?
Legal term used for dry wines in the Rheingau from the best vineyards
What is Erzeeugerabfullung?
Grown and produced by the same grower or co-op
What is Feinherb?
Half dry- no legal definition
What is Flashschengarung?
Bottle fermented sekt
What is Flurbereinigung?
Restructuring of German vineyards
What is Fuder?
1000 liter casks in the Mosel
What is Grosses Gewachs?
VDP classification of dry wines from the best vineyards, must be spatlese ripeness
What is Grosslage?
A collection of vineyards
What is Gutsabfullung?
Grown, produced and bottled by the same person/estate
What is Halbtrocken?
Half dry, generally less than 18 g/l RS
What is Handgeruttelt?
What is Kellerei?
A wine cellar (or wholesaler)
What is Leiblich?
What is Rotling?
Rose wine that is produced from a mixture of red and white varieties. Must have a pale red or clear color.
What is Stuck?
1200 liter casks generally used in the Rheingau
What is Schneewein?
Snow wine- a term used to describe an ice wine made from grapes gathered when snow covers the vineyard
What is Trocken?
dry; Generally less than 4 g/l RS but can be slightly higher depending on acid content and region
What is Weissherbst?
Rose from a single variety red grape
What is Winzergenossenshaft?
What was the original name for the Mosel? When did this change occur?
Mosel-Saar-Ruwer; August 1st 2007
What does the Goldkapsel of the Mosel represent?
Reserve wines that generally have higher sweetness due to a higher must weight
What does the Lange Goldkapsel of the Mosel represent?
Even richer wines
Where does the Mosel river begin?
The Vosges Mountains of France
Which of the Mosel Bereiche is the largest?
Name 3 vineyards that feature a sundial in the cliff face.
Wehlener Sonnenuhr, Zeltinger Sonnenuhr and Brauneberger Juffer-Sonnenuhr
In which direction do the slopes of Rheingau face?
What are the soils of the upper slopes of the Rheingau?
Where is most of the Spatburgunder of the Rheingau grown?
Where does the best spatburgunder of Assmannshausen derive from?
Where is Assmannshausen?
Where is Rudesheim?
Where is Geisenheim?
Where is Johannisberg?
Where is Winkel?
Where is Hattenheim?
Where is Hallgarten?
Where is Erbach?
Where is Kiedrich?
Where is Eltville?
Where is Hochheim am Main?
With a gradient of approx. 70%, which site is Rheingau's steepest and hottest?
Berg Schlossberg in the Rudesheim
What is phyllite?
A blue slate found in both Kiedrich and Assmannshausen
What is restusse?
What is the volume of a stuck? Where is it used?
Describe Fuder and Stuck.
Fuder is a 1000 l cask common in the Mosel and Stuck is a 1200 l cask common in the Rheingau
What is Fruhburgunder?
An early ripening strain of Pinot Noir found in Franken
What major river influences the anbaugebiete Sachsen?
Lies in the Elbe River Valley
What are the soils of Roter Hang?
a slope of red clay and slate
Where is Nackenheim?
Where is Nierstein?
Where is Oppenheim?
Where is Westhofen?
Where is Dalsheim?
What are the premier wine villages of the Mittelhaardt-Deutsche Weinstrasse (Pflaz)?
North to South
What are the gemeinden of the Mosel?
What are the 6 bereich in the Mosel?
Name the 6 important gemeinden of the Nahe.
What are the major villages of the Rheingau?
-Hochheim am Main