Grape Varietal: Cortese, Garganega, Verdicchio, Fiano Flashcards Preview

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1

Where is the important region in Italy for Cortese?

Piemonte:
Gavi

2

What are the varietal characteristics of Cortese?

dry
light body
high acidity
floral: blossom
green fruit: apple, pear
citrus fruit: lemon

3

Where are the important regions in Italy for Garganega?

Soave DOC
Soave Classico DOC

4

What are the varietal characteristics of Garganega?

dry
medium body
high acidity
green fruit: apple, pear
citrus fruit: lemon
stone fruit: peach

5

Where is the important region in Italy for Verdicchio?

Marche
- Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi DOC

6

What are the varietal characteristics of Verdicchio?

dry
medium body
high acidity
green fruit: apple, pear
citrus fruit: lemon
herbal: fennel
developed wines show notes of honey and nuts

7

Where is the important region in Italy for Fiano?

Campania
- Fiano di Avellino DOCG

8

What are the varietal characteristics of Fiano?

dry
medium to full body
medium acidity
stone fruit: peach
tropical fruit: melon, mango
if aged sur lie notes of bread, biscuit, smoke

9

Most Gavi DOCG is made:

to age
to drink in its youth

To drink in its youth

10

Most Gavi is fermented in which:

stainless steel or other inert vessels
lots of new oak

Stainless steel or other inert vessel

11

In which Italian region are Soave DOC and Soave Classico DOC found?

Veneto, in the northeast

12

Soave DOC and Soave Classico DOC are usually fermented in which:

stainless steel or other inert vessel
lots of new oak

Stainless steel or other inert vessel

13

Soave DOC and Soave Classico DOC are made to:

age in the bottle for many years
drink young and fresh

Drink young and fresh

14

What style of wine is Recioto di Soave DOCG?

A sweet white made from dried grapes, most of which are Garganega.