Flashcards in Languedoc-Roussillon Deck (13):
What are the two better appellations in the Languedoc-Roussillon region?
Within Corbières is Fitou AOP; Fitou is mostly reds based on Carignan and Corbières makes white, red and rosé wines.
On the western, inland part of the Languedob-Roussillon are which appellations and which grapes make up their base wines?
Cabardès AOP (syrah, grenache, mourvèdre)
St.-Chinian AOP (")
Fougères AOP (")
Malepère AOP (Merlot, Cab Franc)
Limoux AOP (Merlot)
What are the grapes in Crémant de Limoux AOP?
Chardonnay and Chenin Blanc followed by Mauzac and PN.
What does the Languedoc AOP encompass?
ALL of Languedoc-Roussillon
Which two areas were recently elevated to AOP status in 2015?
Terrasses du Larzac
What are the 4 fortified wine appellations in the Languedoc?
Muscat de Mireval AOP
Muscat de Lunel AOP
Muscat de St-Jean-de-Minervois AOP
Muscat de Frontignan AOP
Roussillon has 3 AOPs for VDN -- which is its most important?
Rivesaltes AOP - most important; many styles
Of the Vin doux naturels in France, which is the biggest and richest?
Maury AOP is based on:
Banyuls AOP is based on:
To be labeled Banyuls Grand Cru AOP, what has to happen?
The wine must spend a minimum 30 months in barrel.
Unfortified wines from Banyuls are released as what?