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The Loire produces more what than any other region second to champagne

White wine

1

What are the 4 appellations in pay nantais

Muscadet AOP, Muscadet coteaux de la Loire AOP, Muscadet côte de grandleiu AOP, Muscadet sevre-et-maine AOP

2

What grape is grown in pay nantais?

Melon de Bourgogne

3

What are the three requirements for Sur Lie?

Orignate in 3 zones
Aged over the lees
Bottled without filtration

4

What are the four major appellations of the Loire

Pay nantais, Anjou-samur, tourraine, central vineyards

5

Savennieres AOP is 100% white from what grape

Chenin blanc

6

What is famous soil from savennieres that makes their wines so good

Blue shist and volcanic debris

7

What are the very important unofficial grand crus of savennieres

Roche aux Moines, Coulée de Serrant

8

What is the special soil type found in samur AOP

Tuffeau

9

In tourraine the most ageworthy Reds come from three AOPs

Chinon AOP
Bourgueil AOP
St Nicholas de Bourgueil AOP

10

One major descriptor for tourraine Cabernet franc is

Green tobacco

11

What is the most important white in tourraine

Vouvray AOP

12

What is the grape grown in vouvray AOP

Chenin blanc

13

What appellation in tourraine is known for their rose

Tourraine noble-Jove AOP ( Pinot Gris , Pinot noir, Pinot meunière

14

What are the two major AOP of the central vineyards known for Sauvignon blanc

Sancerre and Pouilly fume

15

Three main soil types from central vineyards

Silex, terres blanches, caillottes

16

Pouilly-sur-Loire AOP is known for producing a red made out of what grape

Chasselas. Pinot noir

17

Reuilly AOP, Quincy AOP, Coteaux du Giennois AOP is known for

Value Sauvignon blanc

18

What is the synonym they use for Pinot noir?

Breton

19

Muscadet sevre et maine has three subzones, what are they?

Le pallet, clisson, and gorges

20

Where is the center for sparkling wine production in the Loire (Cremant de Loire) ?

Saumur

21

What are the ranges of sweetness for vouvray wines

Sec, sec tendre, Demi sec, moelleaux, liquereux

22

What is a pure Pinot Noir appellation in the Loire

Reuilly

23

Pouilly fume and Sancerre are the two main appellations in the central vineyards, what is one thing that sets them apart

Pouilly fume is always white while Sancerre can be red or rosé

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