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1

What is Ribera del Duero’s name for Tempranillo?
a) Tempranillo
b) Aragonês
c) Tinto Fino

c) Tinto Fino

2

What grape is used for a wine from Rias Baixas?
a) Viura
b) Albariño
c) Verdejo

b) Albariño

3

What style of wine does the Monastrell grape produce?
a) concentrated juicy reds with red fruits flavours and high acidity
b) dark, powerful and spicy wines with a high tannin and alcohol content
c) delicate and light bodied red wines with low tannin and moderate alcohol

b) dark, powerful and spicy wines with a high tannin and alcohol content

4

What is the minimum ageing requirement in cask for a red Rioja Gran Reserva?
a) 18 months
b) 12 months
c) 24 months

c) 24 months

5

Which international grape is often blended into a Rueda wine?
a) Chardonnay
b) Viognier
c) Sauvignon Blanc

c) Sauvignon Blanc

6

What is the grape variety used in the region of Bierzo?
a) Cariñena
b) Tempranillo
c) Mencia

c) Mencia

7

What is the Airén grape is used for?
a) Cava
b) Brandy de Jerez
c) Passito dessert wines

b) Brandy de Jerez

8

In which region is the Graciano grape grown in?
a) Priorat
b) Somontano
c) Rioja

c) Rioja

9

Which climate best describes Rias Baixas.
a) Continental
b) Maritime
c) Mediterranean

b) Maritime

10

What is the dominant grape in the regions of the Cariñena & Calatayud?
a) Garnacha
b) Cariñena
c) Tempranillo

a) Garnacha

11

What is the Cariñena grape called in Rioja?
a) Viura
b) Mazuelo
c) Castelão

b) Mazuelo

12

Where is the region of Valdepeñas located in Spain?
a) north of Rias Baixas on the coast
b) north-east near the border of France
c) south underneath the region of La Mancha

c) south underneath the region of La Mancha

13

What does the term Vinos de Pago refer to?
a) DOs of 10 years standing may apply for this term
b) single estates with high reputations often using international grapes
c) wines of the same category as the Vin de Pays of France

b) single estates with high reputations often using international grapes

14

What style of wines are produced in Ribera del Duero?
a) reds only
b) reds, whites and rosés
c) reds and rosés

c) reds and rosés

15

What is the most widely planted grape in Spain?

Garnacha / Grenache?

16

Which grape is a major constituent of the best Rioja's and Ribera del Duero?

Tempranillo

17

What is the main grape of Navara?

Garnacha

18

What grape is important in Rioja Baja?

Garnacha

19

In Spain, Tempranillo fermented on its own is typically fermented how?

Semi - Carbonic Maceration

20

Which grape is widely used for Rosados in Spain?

Garnacha

21

Which grape is the most widely planted in Spain?

Arien

22

Which grape has played an instrumental role in Priorats rise?

Garnacha

23

What grape is grown in Yella and Jumilla?

Monastrell

24

Cencibel, AKA and grown where?

Tempranillo.
La Mancha