Flashcards in Italy / Malta Deck (105):
Name the subzones of Valtellina Superiore DOCG.
Minimum ageing for Barolo DOCG and Barbaresco DOCG.
Rosso - 38 months (18 months in barrel)
Riserva - 62 months (18 months in barrel)
Rosso - 26 months (9 months in barrel)
Riserva - 50 months (9 months in barrel)
Name the four DOCG's of Campania.
Fiano di Avellino
Greco di Tufo
Aglianico del Taburno
Name the two main soil types found in Chianti Classico.
Name the subzones of Amarone della Valpolicela DOCG.
Name the DOCG's for Prosecco.
Name the first DOCG of Sardinia.
Vermentino di Gallura
Name the subzones of Soave DOC.
First bottled and marketed vintage of Sassicaia.
First vintage of Masseto.
1987 (but was released in 1986 as simply Merlot)
What variety is used for Nizza DOCG?
Main red grape variety used in Ciro DOC.
Grecanico Dorato is a white grape variety grown in Sicily and DNA profiling showed that it is the ...
Grape varieties allowed on Ghemme DOCG.
Nebbiolo (mnm 85%)
Uva Rara and Vespolina (max 15%)
Ageing requirements for Brunello di Montalcino DOCG.
Rosso - 4 years (2 years in barrel)
Riserva - 5 years (2 years in barrel & 6 months in bottle)
When was Amarone della Valpolicella became a DOCG?
Ageing requirements for Amarone della Valpolicella DOCG.
Rosso - 2 years
Riserva - 4 years
Parents of Grillo.
Catarrato and Muscat of Alexandria
What is Monica?
Red grape variety found in Sardegna
Name the best communes of Barolo DOCG.
Serralunga d' Alba
Manforte d' Alba
Name the three communes of Barbaresco DOCG.
Name a few top vineyards of Barolo DOCG.
Grape varieties allowed in Conero DOCG.
Montepulciano (mnm 85%)
Sangiovese (max 15%)
Parents of Grillo.
Catarrato and Muscat of Alexandria
Grape varieties allowed in the production of Oltrepo Pavese Metodo Classico DOCG.
Pinot Nero (70% mnm)
Umbrian name for Trebbiano Toscano.
Synonym of Nebbiolo in Valtellina.
Lacrima Christi is produced in what DOC? What province is this located in?
Who is responsible for making the first Marsala? When and where?
If Valtellina Superiore wines are bottled in the neighboring territory of Switzerland what is the label term used?
What does "Sori" mean in northern Italy?
Prized vineyards with southern exposure
What DOCG is said to produced the most quintessential expression of Barbera?
What is the major red grape of Basilicata and the DOCG here dedicated to it?
Aglianico del Vulture Superiore
Antinori produced two major Super-Tuscan wines following Sassicaia, when was this, and who was the person behind it? What grapes?
1971 Tignanello (85% Sangiovese, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Cabernet Franc)
1978 Solaia (80% Cabernet Sauvignon 20% Cabernet Franc)
What are the grape requirements for Cesanese del Piglio?
Minimum 90% combined Cesanese di Affile and/or Cesanese comune
Name five of the best Barolo and Barbaresco crus.
Barolo: Cannubi, Brunate, Monprivato, Bricco Fiasco, Bricco Boschis, Bussia
Barbaresco: Rabaja, Pajè, Asili, Pora, Pajorè
What is the name of the bottle that Chianti was traditionally served in?
What style of wine is Sannio DOC? What is the grape used?
Sweet Passito wines
Still wines produced within the boundaries of Franciacorta may be released as which DOC?
Major grape(s) of Frascati Superiore?
Malvasia Bianca di Candia and/or Malvasia del Lazio (minimum 70%)
Synonym for Vermentino in Piedmont.
Prestige cuvee of Ca'Del Bosco.
Italian word for "vintage" when referring to Franciacorta?
Minimum age requirements for Amarone della Valpolicella and Amarone della Valpolicella Riserva?
Italian name for botrytis?
When was Marsala discovered and by whom?
Premier appellation of Schiava varietal wines?
Santa Maddalena (St. Magdalener)
Ageing requirements for Aglianico del Vulture Superiore Riserva?
4 years (2 in bottle and 2 in barrels)
Ageing requirements for Oltrepò Pavese Metodo Classico NV and Vintage.
NV: 15 months on lees
Vintage: 24 months on lees
Name of the former subzone of Barbera d'Asti that was recently approved as DOCG in 2014.
Name of the mountain range that runs north-south through Italy.
Name three producers in Barolo that are considered traditional and three modern.
Traditional: Giacomo Conterno, Giuseppe Rinaldi, Bartolo Mascarello
Modern: Paolo Scavino. Elio Altare, Luciano Sandrone
Which region of Italy is home to Lambrusco?
Name the two DOCGs of Umbria and the year(s) of establishment.
Montefalco Sagrantino (1992)
Torgiano Rosso Riserva (1990)
Which DOCG produces the most potent style of Dolcetto? What are the other DOCGs dedicated to producing wines form Dolcetto?
Dolcetto di Ovada Superiore (most potent)
Dolcetto di Diano d'Alba/Diano d'Alba
Name the five DOCGs of Lombardia and their years of establishment.
Scanzo/Moscato di Scanzo (2009)
Oltrepò Pavese Metodo Classico (2007)
Sforzato di Valtellina/Sfurzat di Valtellina (2003)
Valtellina Superiore (1998)
What is Barolo Chinato?
Aromatized digestif wine, flavoured with quinine
Orvieto DOC is shared between what two provinces?
Umbria and Lazio
Name the only DOCG of Basilicata and the year of establishment.
Aglianico del Vulture Superiore
Major grape of the Donnas region of Valle d'Aosta?
Producer responsible for the creation of the Brunello style.
Major red grape of Calabria.
What is the name of the only DOC monopole in Italy and what are it's grape requirements?
Minimum 80% Cabernet Sauvignon plus 20% maximum other grapes of Tuscany
Name Italy's first white wine DOCG.
Romagna Albagna (1987)
Name the only DOCG in Sicily.
Cerasuolo Di Vittoria
Name the four DOCG's of Puglia.
Castel del Monte Bombino Nero
Castel del Monte Nero di Troia Riserva
Castel del Monte Rosso Riserva
Primitivo di Manduria Dolce Naturale
Nero di Troia is a local grape of Puglia. Name a synonym of this variety.
Uva di Troia
What is Susumaniello?
Red grape of Puglia
Most iconic producer of Barolo Chinato DOCG.
Name the only DOCG of Italy that Erbaluce grape is exclusively used, producing the best examples of this variety.
Erbaluce di Caluso/Caluso DOCG
Name the grape variety used in Ramandolo DOCG.
In which DOC of Italy do we find the rare white grape Vitovska (Vitouska)?
Carso/Carso-Kras DOC (Friuli-Venezia Giulia)
Main white grape variety used in Ciro DOC.
In which region of Italy is Offida DOCG located and name the three main grape varieties used in its wines.
Passerina / Pecorino / Montepulciano
Synonym of Trebbiano di Soave.
Main grape variety used in Vino Nobile Di Montepulciano DOCG.
Sangiovese (Prugnolo Gentile) [minimum 70%]
Name the three DOCG's of Lazio.
Cannellino di Frascati
Cesanese del Piglio/Piglio
Minimum ageing of a Marsala Vergine Stravecchio.
10 years (including 9 years and 8 months in barrel)
Name the three sweetness levels of Marsala.
Secco - maximum 40 gr./lt.
Semisecco - 40 to 100 gr./lt.
Dolce - minimum 100 gr./lt.
Synonym of Nero d'Avola.
Name the subzones of Montepulciano d'Abruzzo DOC.
Casauria (Terre di Casauria)
Terre dei Peligni
Terre dei Vestini
Grape and ageing requirements for Conero DOCG.
Montepulciano (minimum 85%) / Sangiovese (maximum 15%)
2 years minimum ageing
Name the second grape variety that is allowed to be used in Trebbiano d'Abruzzo DOC.
Local synonym of Trebbiano Toscano in Orvieto DOC.
Maximum vineyard elevetion of Barolo DOCG and Barbaresco DOCG.
Barolo DOCG: 540 m.
Barbaresco DOCG: 550 m.
Name the subzones of Asti DOCG.
Santa Vittoria d'Alba
Moscato d'Asti cannot exceed ........... atmospheres of pressure.
Alternative name of Charmat method (Cuve clos) in Asti DOCG.
Minimum and maximum level of alcohol for Moscato d'Asti.
4,5 - 6,5
Ageing requirements for Franciacorta DOCG.
Spumante - minimum 18 months on the lees
Rose and Saten - minimum 24months on the lees
Millesimato - minimum 30 months on the lees
Riserva - minimum 60 months on the lees
What is Nieddera?
Promising Sardinian red grape variety
Main grape variety used in Fara DOC.
50-70% Nebbiolo (Spanna)
Which grape is widely used in the wines of Caluso?
Most famous and most highly prized wine of Italy in the Roman period.
When was the Prosecco grape officially renamed to Glera?
Lacrima di Morro d'Alba DOC. In which region of Italy is it located and which is the grape that must be at least 85% of the wine?
Sangiovese Grosso's official registered name.
When did Malta introduce its DOK and IGT production protocols?
Which winery of Malta is owned by Antinori?
Minimum ageing requirements for Cialla Riserva Colli Orientally Del Friuli Picolit DOCG.
Synonym of Puglia's Verdeca in Greece.
What is the grape used in the production of Blanc de Morgex?
Minimum ageing of Taurasi DOCG.
Rosso: 36 months (including 12 months in barrel)
Riserva: 48 months (including 24months in barrel)
Name the two different clones of the Cesanese grape found in Lazio.