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1

What are the two better appellations in the Languedoc-Roussillon region?

Corbières AOP
Minervois AOP

Within Corbières is Fitou AOP; Fitou is mostly reds based on Carignan and Corbières makes white, red and rosé wines.

2

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)

3

What are the grapes in Crémant de Limoux AOP?

Chardonnay and Chenin Blanc followed by Mauzac and PN.

4

What does the Languedoc AOP encompass?

ALL of Languedoc-Roussillon

5

Which two areas were recently elevated to AOP status in 2015?

La Clape
Terrasses du Larzac

6

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

7

Roussillon has 3 AOPs for VDN -- which is its most important?

Rivesaltes AOP - most important; many styles
Maury AOP
Banyuls AOP

8

Of the Vin doux naturels in France, which is the biggest and richest?

Banyuls AOP

9

Maury AOP is based on:

Grenache (Gris/Blanc/Noir)

10

Banyuls AOP is based on:

Grenache Noir

11

To be labeled Banyuls Grand Cru AOP, what has to happen?

The wine must spend a minimum 30 months in barrel.

12

Unfortified wines from Banyuls are released as what?

Collioure AOP

13

What are the 4 communes that may add their names to the appellation Côtes de Roussillon-Villages AOP?

Latour-de-France, Caramany, Lesquerde, and Tautavel