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1

When did the Loire Valley become a World Heritage Site?

2000

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What is Brenton?

Cabernet Franc in the Loire Valley

3

What is Cot?

Malbec in the Loire Valley

4

What is Groslot?

Grolleau in the Loire Valley

5

What is Gros Plant?

Folle Blanche in the Loire Valley

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4 Muscadet AOPs

Muscadet - min. 9.5% abv
Muscadet Coteaux de la Loire - min. 10% abv
Muscadet Cotes de Grandlieu - min. 10% abv
Muscadet Sevre-et-Maine - min. 10% abv

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Minimum alcohol for Muscadet AOP "sur lie"

10%

8

3 subzones of Muscadet Sevre-et-Maine

Clisson
Pallet
Gorges

9

3 new Pay Nantais AOPs in 2011

Gros Plant du Pays Nantais
Coteaux d'Anceinis
Fiefs Vendeens

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What is the Loire's largest region?

Anjou-Saumur

11

Major Loire region for sparkling production?

Saumur

12

What is Pineau de la Loire?

Chenin Blanc

13

Can Saumur be Anjou?

Yes, but Anjou can not be Saumur

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2 subzones of Savennieres

Roche-aux-Moines
Coulee de Serrant

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3 sections of Coulee de Serrat

Grand Clos de la Coulee
Clos du Chateau
Les Plantes

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2 sweet wine AOPs of Anjou-Saumur

Coteaux du Layon
Coteaux de l'Aubance

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Minimum residual sugar for Coteaux du Layon and Coteaux de l'Aubance

34g/l

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2 subs of Coteaux du Layon

Bonnezeaux
Quarts de Chaumes

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Mimimum residual sugar for Bonneaux and Quarts de Chaumes

Bonnezeaux - 51g/l
Quarts de Chaumes - 85g/l

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3 lieux-dits of Quarts de Chaumes

Les Quarts
Les Roueres
Le Veau

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Name a Bonnezeaux producer

Chateau des Fesles

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7 villages of Coteaux du Layon

Beaulieu-sur-Layon
Rochefort-sur-Loire
Faye d'Anjou
St-Lambert du Lattat
St-Aubin de Luigne
Rablay-sur-Layon
Chaume (Premier Cru)

23

What wine styles may be produced as Anjou-Villages?

Red wine only

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10 communes of Coteaux de l'Aubance/Anjou Villages Brissac

Brussac-Quince
Denee
Juigne-sur-Loire
Moze-sur-Lovet
Murs-Erigne
Saint-Jean0des-Mouvrets
Saint-Melaine-sur-Aubance
Saint-Saturnin-Sur-Loire
Soulaines-sur-Aubance
Vauchretien

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8 communes of Saumur0Champigny

Chace
Montsoreau
Parnay
Saint-Cyr0en-Bourg
Saumur
Souzay-Champigny
Turquant
Varrains

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Top 3 red producing AOPs of Touraine

Chinon - red, white & rose
Bourgueil - red & rose
St-Nicolas-de-Bourgueil - red & rose

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3 soils of Chinon

Tuffeau
Clay
Varennes - sandy, alluvial soils

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Maximum percentage Cabernet Sauvignon in Chinon

10%

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8 communes of Vouvray

Chancay
Noizay
Parcay0Meslay
Reugny
Rochecorbon
Tours
Vernou-sur-Brenne
Vouvray

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Allowable grapes in Vouvray

Chenin Blanc
Orbois (Menu Pineau) - max. 5%

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Allowable grape for Montlouis-sur-Loire

100% Chenin Blanc

32

Grape of Touraine Primeur Rouge

100% Gamay

33

5 subzones of Touraine

Amboise
Mesland
Azay-le-Rideau
Oisly - 100% Sauvignon Blanc
Chenonceaux

34

What is Malvosie

Pinot Gris

35

Grape varieties for Coteaux du Loir

Blanc - 100% Chenin Blanc
Red & rose - min. 65% Pineau d'Aunis

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Speciality of Coteaux du Vendomois

Dry rose

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Grape variety of Cour-Cheverney

Romorantin

38

2 top Sauvignon Blanc AOPs in Central Vineyards

Sancerre
Pouilly-Fume

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3 main soils of Sancerre

Silex - high proportion of Flint
Terres Blanches - Kimmeridgian Clay
Caillottes - Stoney fossil soil

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Allowable grapes for Sancerre

White - Sauvignon Blanc
Red & Rose - Pinot Noir

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Allowable grape of Pouilly-Fume

Sauvignon Blanc

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Allowable grape of Pouilly-sur-Loire

Chasselas

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Main grape of Quincy

Sauvignon Blanc

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Allowable grapes for Coteaux du Giennois

Sauvignon Blanc
Pinot Noir
Gamay

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Allowable grape for Orleans-Clery

Cabernet Franc

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Allowable grapes for Menetou-Salon

Sauvignon Blanc
Pinot Noir

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Grape of Cotes du Forez & Cote Roannaise

Gamay

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Main grape of Chateaumeillant

Gamay

49

Allowable grapes for Cotes d'Auvergne & St-Pourcain

Chardonnay
Gamay - min. 50% for red and rose
Pinot Noir

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3 Conditions for Muscadet "sur lie"

From 1 of the 3 subs
Bottled off fine lees, no filtering
Bottled between March 1 & November 30th of the year following harvest