Flashcards in Lb. Fine Vintage Test Two Deck (24):
The flowers of nearly all commercial grape varieties are hermaphrodite, that is, they contain both (blank) and (blank) organs within the same flower.
Male and Female
A (blank) occurs when pollen from one grape variety is used to fertilize ovules (eggs) of a different variety of the same species.
Some (blank) such as (blank) (Pinot Noir x Cinsault) in South Africa are long established in the vineyards of the world.
The only way to ensure that one vine has the same characteristics as another is to take a (blank) and allow it ti grow into a new vine.
Seyval Blanc is a crossing?
Seyval Blanc is a hybrid
Rhine Riesling, Laski Rizling and Olasz Riesling are alternative names for the same grape variety.
The Gulf Stream has a warming effect on the climate of Western Europe?
A maritime climate where most of the the rainfall occurs in winter is known as a Mediterranean Climate.
A severe winter frost may damage the graft and cause the death of a vine.
Couloure causes the vine leaves to turn yellow and reduces photosynthesis.
Chlorosis is the cause.
Guyot is an example of spur pruning.
Guyot is an example of cane prunning.
Both grey and noble rot are caused by botrytris cinerea.
Downey mildew is caused by a fungus native to Europe.
The grape harvest in France usually takes place about 100 days after the vine has flowered.
The principal advantage of machine harvesting is speed.
Baume and Oechsie are both measurements of must weight.
In cold climates grape must often needs to be acidified.
In marginal climates the harvest often takes place at night.
Saignee is a technique used to make rose wines.
Wines made by Carbonic Maceration usually age well.
Large casks have a more marked effect on the flavour of wine than small casks.
Oak chips can be used to give flavour to inexpensive wines.
Red wines are generally bottled much younger than whites.