Flashcards in Kitchen Sink of France Deck (77):
Which river flows through Bergerac?
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)
Where is Pécharmant AOP? Styles of wine?
What are the sweet wine appellations of Bergerac?
Côtes de Montavel
What is the primary varietal of Monbazillac? Is mechanical harvesting allowed?
What style of wine is Montavel?
R, W, must be dry
What river runs through Cahors? What styles of wine?
70% Malbec (Cot) w/ Tannat and Merlot
What style of wine is in Madiran?
Reds from Tannat w/ CF, CS, and Fer
What is the sweet wine appellation of Madiran? What varietals?
Pachereac de Vic-Bilh AOP
Petit Manseng, Petit Combu, Arrufiac
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
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)
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)
What is Méthode Gaillaçaise?
a variant of methode ancestrale used to make Gaillac mousseaux
What style of wine is in Marcillac AOP?
Reds from Fer (min 90%)
What styles of wine in Buzet and Côtes de Duras AOP?
R, W, R from BDX varieties
What style of wine in Côtes de Marmandais?
R, W, R from BDX varieties, regional grapes, and Syrah (particularly for reds)
What style of wine is in Fronton AOP?
R+R from 50% Negrette
What style of wine is in Bugey-Cerdon?n
Methodé Ancestrale rosés
When did Bugey gain AOP status? What styles of wine are produced there?
R,W,R (still) and Bugey-Cerdon
What style of wine is created in Roussette de Bugey AOP? Which communes may approve name?
Montagnieu and Virieule Grand
What is a skittle?
traditional hourglass shaped bottle used in Provence
What are the 4 sub-zones for red and rosé wines of Côtes-de-Provence?
Where is Domaine de Trevallon?
What is the basis for their red wine?
Les Baux de Provence
What is the most notable producer in Coteaux Carois en Provence? What is unique about the estate?
release wines as vin de pays
What are the 2 communal AOPs of Corsica?
How many GC estates are there in Provence?
23 originally classified in 1855
What is the VdN AOP of of Corse?
Muscat du Cap Corse AOP
Where is Fitou AOP?
What are 2 sectors?
What style of wine?
Fitou Maritime and Fitou Montagneux
Blends dominated by Carignan
What style of wine is in Corbières-Boutenac?
reds from Carignan
What style of wine is in Minervois-la-Livinère?
60% blend of Grenache, Lladon-Pelut, Mourvedre, Syrah (40% min Syrah+Mourv.)
What style of wine is in Caburdès AOP?
R+R from Grenache, Syrah, BDX varietals
What style of wine is in Malpère AOP?
min 50% Merlot, CF for red and rosé
What styles of wine are in St.-Chinian AOP?
blanc=clairette, Carignan Blanc, Viognier
what style of wine is in Faugères AOP?
blanc=roussane, grenache blanc, marsanne, vermentino, clairette, viognier
What are the main Communal AOPs of Jura?
Côtes du Jura
What styles of wine are produced in Moselle?
R, W, R from Auxerrois, PN
What are 2 sub-zones of St-Chinian?
The crus of Marignan, Ripaille, and Crépy require min 80% of which varietal?
What is Roussette de Savoie AOP? Which 4 communes can append to AOP?
100% Roussette (Altese)
Frangy, Marestel, Monterminod, Monthoux
What styles of wine are produced in Seyssel AOP?
dry to off-dry
Mousseaux=Molette, Chasselas, min 10% Altesse
Which cru of Savoie produces 100% Roussane?
What are the red and white varietals of Savoie
W=Jacquere (most), Altese, Roussane (Bergeron) and Chard.
R=Gamay, Mondeuse, PN
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
What is a clavelin?
a squat 62cl btl used for vin jaune
What style of wine is produced in l'Etoile?
may be Chard, Savagnin, Poulsard
generally bottled late in oxidative style
Which commune may append it's name to Arbois AOP?
What styles of wine in Limoux AOP?
White=Chard, Chenin, Mauzac (ferm in oak)
Blanquette de Limoux=MT sparkler from 90% Mauzac
What is the oldest purposefully made sparkling wine in France?
Banquette de Limoux
What are the varietals of Crémant de Limoux?
Chard, Chenin w/ Mauzac and PN
What are the 2 recent AOP additions of the Languedoc?
Terrasses du Larzac (2014)
La Clape (2015)
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)
What style of wine is most important in Rousillon?
VdN, 90% of country's production is here
What are the styles of wine in Rivesaltes AOP?
Ambré and Tuille=oxidative style/aging
Grenat=aged reductively 1yr
Extended aging for oxidative styles (up to 20 yrs)
varietal wines or blends (Mediterranean varietals)
Less than 5yrs aging="hors d'age"
What style of wine is in Maury AOP?
VdN from Grenache Noir/Gris/Blanc
What is continental France's southernmost AOP?
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"
What are the unfortified wines of Banyuls released as?
Collioure AOP (R, W, R)
What styles of wine in Côtes du Rousillon Les Aspres
reds from Syrah and Mourvedre
Which 4 communes of Côtes-du-Rousillon-Villages may append to the name?
Latour de France
What is the overarching VdP AOP for Languedoc-Roussillon?
Vin de Pays d'Oc
Château Chalon AOP specializes in what style of wine?
vin jaune (yellow wine)
presence of yeast (voile)
What is vin de paille?
specialty of Jura
labelled as Arbois, l'Etoile, Côtes du Jura
ripe (but unbotrytised) grapes dried 6 weeks
aged min 3yrs (18mo neutral oak)
Primary varietals of Bandol rosé and rouge?
Mourvèdre (50% min) Grenache, Cinsault
Where is Patrimonio AOP?
Limestone coast of Corse (Corsica)
rosé=75% Nielluccio + (Grenache, Sciaccarello, Verm.)
Rouge=90% Nieulluccio + (Grenache, Sciaccrello, Verm.)
Primary red varietals of Palette?
What are primary varietals of Cassis?
What are primary red varietals of Bellet?
What is primary white varietal of Bellet?
Primary white varietals of Palette?
Picardin, Clairette (+Rosé), Bourboulenc
Jura soil type?
Where is Bandol?
South in Provence
Borders Med. Ocean
SE of Marseille
Where is Cassis?
South, Coastal, Borders Med. Ocean
SE of Marseille
Where is Palette?
Landlocked in middle of Provence
Where is Bellet?
small AOP offset from rest of the region, surrounds Nice
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)
White varieties of Jura?
Chard and Savagnin