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1

Which river flows through Bergerac?

Dordogne

2

What styles of wine are produced in Bergerac? What is Côtes de Bergerac?

R, W, R from BDX varieties
Côtes=higher min Alc (11.5%, 11% whites)

3

Where is Pécharmant AOP? Styles of wine?

Bergerac
"ageable" reds

4

What are the sweet wine appellations of Bergerac?

Monbazillac
Saussignac
Rosette
Haut-Montavel
Côtes de Montavel

5

What is the primary varietal of Monbazillac? Is mechanical harvesting allowed?

Muscadelle
Nah, dawg

6

What style of wine is Montavel?

R, W, must be dry

7

What river runs through Cahors? What styles of wine?

Lot River
70% Malbec (Cot) w/ Tannat and Merlot

8

What style of wine is in Madiran?

Reds from Tannat w/ CF, CS, and Fer

9

What is the sweet wine appellation of Madiran? What varietals?

Pachereac de Vic-Bilh AOP
Petit Manseng, Petit Combu, Arrufiac

10

What styles of wine in Jurançon?

Wines from Gros and Petit Manseng
Petit best for passerillage wines
Gros best for tangy dry wines
Also Petit Courbu, Camaralet, Louzet as secondary varietals

11

What style of wine are in Irouégly and Béarn AOPs?

Blanc=Petit and Gros Manseng, Courbu, Petit Courbu
R+R=CF, Tannat, CS (Béarn req's 80% Tannat)

12

What styles of wine are in Gaillac AOP?
How many Premières Côtes cummunes are there?

Blanc=Mauzac, Muscadelle, Lende l'El
R+R=Duras, Fer, Syrah, Gamay (small amount of BDX varieties allowed)

13

What is Méthode Gaillaçaise?

a variant of methode ancestrale used to make Gaillac mousseaux

14

What style of wine is in Marcillac AOP?

Reds from Fer (min 90%)

15

What styles of wine in Buzet and Côtes de Duras AOP?

R, W, R from BDX varieties

16

What style of wine in Côtes de Marmandais?

R, W, R from BDX varieties, regional grapes, and Syrah (particularly for reds)

17

What style of wine is in Fronton AOP?

R+R from 50% Negrette

18

What style of wine is in Bugey-Cerdon?n

Methodé Ancestrale rosés

19

When did Bugey gain AOP status? What styles of wine are produced there?

May 2009
R,W,R (still) and Bugey-Cerdon

20

What style of wine is created in Roussette de Bugey AOP? Which communes may approve name?

100% Altese
Montagnieu and Virieule Grand

21

What is a skittle?

traditional hourglass shaped bottle used in Provence

22

What are the 4 sub-zones for red and rosé wines of Côtes-de-Provence?

La Lande
Pierrafeu
Sainte-Victoire
Fréjus

23

Where is Domaine de Trevallon?
What is the basis for their red wine?

Les Baux de Provence
CS

24

What is the most notable producer in Coteaux Carois en Provence? What is unique about the estate?

Dom. Triennes
release wines as vin de pays

25

What are the 2 communal AOPs of Corsica?

Ajaccio
Patrimonio

26

How many GC estates are there in Provence?

23 originally classified in 1855

27

What is the VdN AOP of of Corse?

Muscat du Cap Corse AOP

28

Where is Fitou AOP?
What are 2 sectors?
What style of wine?

W. Languedoc
Fitou Maritime and Fitou Montagneux
Blends dominated by Carignan

29

What style of wine is in Corbières-Boutenac?

reds from Carignan

30

What style of wine is in Minervois-la-Livinère?

60% blend of Grenache, Lladon-Pelut, Mourvedre, Syrah (40% min Syrah+Mourv.)

31

What style of wine is in Caburdès AOP?

R+R from Grenache, Syrah, BDX varietals

32

What style of wine is in Malpère AOP?

min 50% Merlot, CF for red and rosé

33

What styles of wine are in St.-Chinian AOP?

blanc=clairette, Carignan Blanc, Viognier
R+R=GSM+accessory varieties

34

what style of wine is in Faugères AOP?

blanc=roussane, grenache blanc, marsanne, vermentino, clairette, viognier
R+R=GSM, lladone-pelut

35

What are the main Communal AOPs of Jura?

Côtes du Jura
l'Etoile
Arbois
Chateau Chalon

36

What styles of wine are produced in Moselle?

R, W, R from Auxerrois, PN

37

What are 2 sub-zones of St-Chinian?

Berlou
Roquebrun

38

The crus of Marignan, Ripaille, and Crépy require min 80% of which varietal?

Chasselas

39

What is Roussette de Savoie AOP? Which 4 communes can append to AOP?

100% Roussette (Altese)
Frangy, Marestel, Monterminod, Monthoux

40

What styles of wine are produced in Seyssel AOP?

dry to off-dry
still=100% Altese
Mousseaux=Molette, Chasselas, min 10% Altesse

41

Which cru of Savoie produces 100% Roussane?

Chinin-Bergeron

42

What are the red and white varietals of Savoie

W=Jacquere (most), Altese, Roussane (Bergeron) and Chard.
R=Gamay, Mondeuse, PN

43

What is the VdL AOP of Jura? What are it's req's?

MacVin de Jura
R, W, R aged 1yr in oak after mutage

44

What is a clavelin?

a squat 62cl btl used for vin jaune

45

What style of wine is produced in l'Etoile?

Whites only
may be Chard, Savagnin, Poulsard
generally bottled late in oxidative style

46

Which commune may append it's name to Arbois AOP?

Pupillin

47

What styles of wine in Limoux AOP?

White=Chard, Chenin, Mauzac (ferm in oak)
Red=Merlot based
Blanquette de Limoux=MT sparkler from 90% Mauzac

48

What is the oldest purposefully made sparkling wine in France?

Banquette de Limoux

49

What are the varietals of Crémant de Limoux?

Chard, Chenin w/ Mauzac and PN

50

What are the 2 recent AOP additions of the Languedoc?

Terrasses du Larzac (2014)
La Clape (2015)

51

What are the fortified wine AOPs of Languedoc?

Muscat de Mireval
Muscat de Lunel
Muscat de St-Jean-de-Minervois
Muscat de Frontignan (VdL or VdN)

52

What style of wine is most important in Rousillon?

VdN, 90% of country's production is here

53

What are the styles of wine in Rivesaltes AOP?

VdN
Ambré and Tuille=oxidative style/aging
Grenat=aged reductively 1yr
Rosé
Extended aging for oxidative styles (up to 20 yrs)
varietal wines or blends (Mediterranean varietals)
Less than 5yrs aging="hors d'age"

54

What style of wine is in Maury AOP?

VdN from Grenache Noir/Gris/Blanc

55

What is continental France's southernmost AOP?

Banyuls AOP

56

What are req's for Banyuls and Banyuls GC AOP?

Reggae=min 50% Grenace
GC=75% Grenache, 30 mo in barrel
if vintage dated, bottled in 1 yr, labelled "rimage"

57

What are the unfortified wines of Banyuls released as?

Collioure AOP (R, W, R)

58

What styles of wine in Côtes du Rousillon Les Aspres

reds from Syrah and Mourvedre

59

Which 4 communes of Côtes-du-Rousillon-Villages may append to the name?

Latour de France
Caramany
Lesquerde
Tautavel

60

What is the overarching VdP AOP for Languedoc-Roussillon?

Vin de Pays d'Oc

61

Château Chalon AOP specializes in what style of wine?

vin jaune (yellow wine)
oxidative style
Savagnin
presence of yeast (voile)
unfortified

62

What is vin de paille?

Straw wine
specialty of Jura
labelled as Arbois, l'Etoile, Côtes du Jura
ripe (but unbotrytised) grapes dried 6 weeks
aged min 3yrs (18mo neutral oak)
RS+alc=approx 14%

63

Primary varietals of Bandol rosé and rouge?

Mourvèdre (50% min) Grenache, Cinsault

64

Where is Patrimonio AOP?
Primary varietals?

Limestone coast of Corse (Corsica)
blanc=100% Vermentinu
rosé=75% Nielluccio + (Grenache, Sciaccarello, Verm.)
Rouge=90% Nieulluccio + (Grenache, Sciaccrello, Verm.)

65

Primary red varietals of Palette?

GSM blends

66

What are primary varietals of Cassis?

Marsanne
Clairette
SB
Ugni Blanc

67

What are primary red varietals of Bellet?

Braquet
Fuella Nera

68

What is primary white varietal of Bellet?

Rolle (Vermentino)

69

Primary white varietals of Palette?

Picardin, Clairette (+Rosé), Bourboulenc

70

Jura soil type?

Jurrassic Limestone

71

Where is Bandol?

South in Provence
Borders Med. Ocean
SE of Marseille

72

Where is Cassis?

in Provence
South, Coastal, Borders Med. Ocean
SE of Marseille

73

Where is Palette?

Landlocked in middle of Provence

74

Where is Bellet?

Provence
small AOP offset from rest of the region, surrounds Nice

75

What are primary varietals of Vin de Savoite?

Blanc=Aligoté, Altesse, Chard, Jacquère, Mondeuse Blanc, Velteliner Rouge
R+R=PN, Mondeuse, Gamay, CS, CF, Persan (in some apps)

76

White varieties of Jura?

Chard and Savagnin

77

Main red varieties of Jura?

Poulsard
Trousseau
PN