What was Charles Rouget’s contribution to winemaking?
Rouget noted that the same grape variety can be given different names in different places
What does the term “Sous Voile” signify on a bottle of Jura wine?
The wine has been made with controlled exposure to oxygen, under a surface layer (or “veil”) of yeast
What is the largest Jura AOC by volume and geographic size?
What is the name of the grape indigenous to the Jura and known for making “almost-red” wines?
What is a “clavelin”?
A 620 ml bottle used in the Jura for Vin Jaune
What is the most widely planted grape in the Jura?
What Jura AOC grows only Savagnin Blanc?
Does the Jura produce more white or red wine?
What is “Ullage”?
The headspace in a bottle or barrel
What does the “Ouillé” signify on a bottle of Jura wine?
The wine has been made reductively, with minimum oxygen exposure
What three Jura AOCs produce Vin de Paille?
Arbois AOC, L’Etoile AOC and Côtes du Jura AOC
What Jura native created the “Bordeaux Mixture” for treating mildew and pioneered the grafting of French vines onto American rootstock?
Which Jura region produces more red wine than white?
The Arbois AOC
A Vin Jaune labeled “vin de garde” is intended for:
What is the sole grape used in the production of the Jura’s Vin Jaune?
What two Jura AOCs represent styles of wine rather than geographic locations?
Macvin du Jura AOC and Crémant du Jura AOC
What is the Jura’s Vin de Paille?
A wine made with air-dried grapes
What is the climate of the Jura?
What are the five permitted grapes in the Jura?
Chardonnay, Savagnin Blanc, Poulsard, Pinot Noir, Trousseau
What was Louis Pasteur’s contribution to winemaking?
Pasteur discovered that a microbe he named “yeast” is responsible for fermentation
The main grape used in the production of Crémant du Jura is:
What is Macvin du Jura?
Fortified grape must