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Flashcards in Greece Deck (10):
1

What are the 3 WSET L3 Greek PDOs?

Naoussa PDO
Namea PDO
Santorini PDO

2

Which grape - Naoussa PDO?

Xinomavro

3

Which grape - Namea PDO?

Agiorgtiko

4

Which grape - Santorini PDO?

Assyrtiko

5

What does Xinomavro taste like?
What aromas does it develop with age?

High tannin and acidity, medium colour, lacking fresh fruit aromas.
With age aromas of spice and earth

6

What does a good example of Agiorgitiko taste like?

Deep ruby colour, high levels of smooth tannin, low~mod acid
Sweet spice and red fruit flavours.
Ages well in oak

7

What does a good example of Assyrtiko white wine taste like?

Perfumed with concentrated ripe citrus and stone fruit flavours with high acidity

8

How are vines in Santorini protected from strong winds?

Permanent wood trained into a basket with grapes growing inside

9

What is Santorini sweet wine called, how is it made and what does it taste like?

Vinsanto
Late harvest grapes sun dried up to 14 days
Aged in oak minimum 2 years
Luscious sweetness with high acidity, can develop caramel and nuts

10

List the 4 Human factors of wine

Grape Growing
Wine Making
Maturation
Market Forces