Flashcards in Labeling Terms Deck (18)
Inside the European Union what does PDO stand for?
Protected Designation of Origin
Inside the European Union what does PGI stand for?
Protected Geographical Indication
What does the term GI stand for?
A GI is a legally delimited vineyard area.
In France what are the 2 PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) labeling terms?
• Appellation d’origine protégée (AOP)
• Appellation d’origine contrôlée (AOC)
In France what are the 2 PGI (Protected Geographical Indication) labeling terms?
• Indication géographique protégée (IGP)
• Vin de pays (VdP)
In Italy what are the 2 PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) labeling terms?
• Denominazione di Origine Controllata (DOC)
• Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita (DOCG)
In Italy what is the PGI (Protected Geographical Indication) labeling term?
• Indicazione Geografica Tipica (IGT)
In Spain what are the 2 PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) labeling terms?
• Denominación de Origen (DO)
• Denominación de Origen Calificada (DOCa)
In Spain what is the PGI (Protected Geographical Indication) labeling term?
• Vino de la Tierra
In Germany what are the 2 PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) labeling terms?
In Germany what is the PGI (Protected Geographical Indication) labeling term?
State the meaning of the labeling terms relating to vine age and grape-growing options.
• Old Vine/Vieilles vignes
• Late Harvest/Vendanges tardives
• Botrytis/Noble Rot
Name the six Prädikat categories in Germany from dry to sweet.
dry to sweet:
sweet (concentrated by freezing):
sweet (concentrated by botrytis/noble rot):
• Beerenauslese (BA)
• Trockenbeerenauslese (TBA)
What are 2 Other labeling terms in Germany?
Halbtrocken (Half Dry)
What does the term Old Vine or Vieilles Vignes indicate on a bottle of wine?
That the vines are older and, assumingly, grow grapes that express higher flavor concentration.
To achieve the distinction of Old Vine/Vieilles Vignes, a vine usually has to be at least 35 years old but there is no legally defined age minimum.
True or False
Wines labeled Late Harvest are always sweet.
Late Harvest wines can be dry, off-dry, medium-sweet or sweet.
They are fuller in body and more concentrated in sugars and flavors than wines made from grapes harvested at the regular time.
How do PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) and PGI (Protected Geographical Indications) standards differ within the European Union?
PDOs are smaller, more defined areas with more restrictions placed on their production methods.
PGIs are larger areas with more freedom in terms of what winemaking practices can be employed within their boundaries.