Flashcards in Loire Deck (24):
The Loire produces more what than any other region second to champagne
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
What grape is grown in pay nantais?
Melon de Bourgogne
What are the three requirements for Sur Lie?
Orignate in 3 zones
Aged over the lees
Bottled without filtration
What are the four major appellations of the Loire
Pay nantais, Anjou-samur, tourraine, central vineyards
Savennieres AOP is 100% white from what grape
What is famous soil from savennieres that makes their wines so good
Blue shist and volcanic debris
What are the very important unofficial grand crus of savennieres
Roche aux Moines, Coulée de Serrant
What is the special soil type found in samur AOP
In tourraine the most ageworthy Reds come from three AOPs
St Nicholas de Bourgueil AOP
One major descriptor for tourraine Cabernet franc is
What is the most important white in tourraine
What is the grape grown in vouvray AOP
What appellation in tourraine is known for their rose
Tourraine noble-Jove AOP ( Pinot Gris , Pinot noir, Pinot meunière
What are the two major AOP of the central vineyards known for Sauvignon blanc
Sancerre and Pouilly fume
Three main soil types from central vineyards
Silex, terres blanches, caillottes
Pouilly-sur-Loire AOP is known for producing a red made out of what grape
Chasselas. Pinot noir
Reuilly AOP, Quincy AOP, Coteaux du Giennois AOP is known for
Value Sauvignon blanc
What is the synonym they use for Pinot noir?
Muscadet sevre et maine has three subzones, what are they?
Le pallet, clisson, and gorges
Where is the center for sparkling wine production in the Loire (Cremant de Loire) ?
What are the ranges of sweetness for vouvray wines
Sec, sec tendre, Demi sec, moelleaux, liquereux
What is a pure Pinot Noir appellation in the Loire