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1

What commune in Côte Chalonnaise only produces whites?
a) Rully
b) Montagny
c) Givry

b) Montagny

2

In what region of Burgundy is Pouilly-Fuissé located?
a) Côte de Beaune
b) Mâconnais
c) Chablis

b) Mâconnais

3

What soil type are the Beaujolais Crus grown on?
a) clay
b) sandy
c) granitic schist

c) granitic schist

4

What region of Burgundy is Gevrey-Chambertin located in?
a) Côte de Nuits
b) Côte de Beaune
c) Côte Chalonnaise

a) Côte de Nuits

5

What are the characteristics of a Bourgogne Aligoté?
a) high in acidity, high alcohol and full flavoured
b) low in acidity, medium alcohol and full flavoured
c) high in acidity, low alcohol and neutral

c) high in acidity, low alcohol and neutral

6

What classification does the Montrachet vineyard hold?
a) Premier Cru
b) Grand Cru
c) Commune

a) Premier Cru

7

What style of red wines does Côte de Nuits produce?
a) light and delicate, soft and fruity
b) long lived, medium structure and fuller bodied
c) deeply coloured with black fruits and high tannins

b) long lived, medium structure and fuller bodied

8

Which 2 Beaujolais Crus are the most powerful & full-bodied?
a) Chiroubles and Fleurie
b) Morgon and Moulin-à- Vent
c) Brouilly and Saint-Amour

b) Morgon and Moulin-à- Vent

9

What type of climate does Burgundy have?
a) northern continental
b) cool maritime
c) hot continental

a) northern continental

10

Clos

Walled vineyard or site (the wall may no longer exist

11

Cru

Site or "growth"

12

Monopole

Vineyard or site with singular ownership

13

Soil type for Cote de Nuits?

Marl

14

Rainfall is frequent at harvest time? T/F

True

15

Spring frosts are a common occurrence in Chablis. T/F

True

16

Chardonnay is found where clay soil is found. T/F

True

17

Pinot Noir is planted where there is more?

Marl

18

What soil is a clay and limestone mixture?

Marl

19

Where is Chassagne - Montrchet? CDN or CDB?

Cote de Beaune

20

What has turned out to be more profitable to grow in Chassgne - Montrechet?

Chardonnay

21

The best sites in Burgundy are found where on the slope?

Mid

22

Soils are deep in Burgundy. T/F

False

23

What can vary dramatically within a short distance in Burgundy?

Terrior

24

Is Sauvignon Blanc grown in Burgundy?

Yes

25

Selection of the correct "what" is thought to account for some of the differences between wines from different vineyard sites?

Clones

26

Red fruit flavours, Cherry, Raspberry, Strawberry in youth best describe?

Pinot Noir

27

Due to natural ripeness Pinot Noir tends to be full bodied. T/F

True

28

Vegetal, Gamy, Savoury notes describe?

Mature Pinot Noir

29

What total vineyard area does Pinot Noir account for in Burgundy?

30%

30

Why are the chardonnay bunches less prone to rot than Pinot Noir?

Longer / not as compacted

31

A Chardonnay described as "Lean, Steely, High Acid" would be from?

Chablis

32

More full bodied riper fruit would probably be from?

Macon

33

What total vineyard area does Chardonnay account for in Burgundy?

50%

34

What total vineyard area does Aligote account for in Burgundy?

5%

35

Name 2 products produced from Aligote?

Bourgonge Aligote.
Sparkling wine

36

Gamay is know for very high yield and early maturing. T/ F

True

37

Aloxe Corton. CDN / CDB?

Cote de Beaune

38

What is Bourgogne Passetougrains?

Blend of Gamay / Pinot Noir

39

What is the trellising method used in Beaujolais?

Goblet

40

Which Vineyards would be located in the Yonne Region

Chablis

41

Volnay produces both white and red wine?
T/ F

False (Red Only)

42

How many "Grand Cru" are in Volnay?

None.
Premier Cru only

43

Volnay. CdN / CdB?

CdBeaune

44

Cote de Beaune Village AC is an important wine to whom?

Negociants.

45

Cote de Beaune Village AC can be both Red and White wine? T / F

False.
Red only