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1

What is Champagne’s biggest viticultural challenge?
a) nematodes
b) frost
c) downy mildew

b) frost

2

Which sub-region in Champagne has Kimmeridgian clay soils?
a) Montagne de Reims
b) Côte de Bar
c) Côte des Blancs

b) Côte de Bar

3

What is liqueur de tirage?
a) wine and cane sugar solution added before bottling
b) wine, sugar, yeast nutrients and a clarifying agent for second fermentation.
c) wine and yeast nutrients added after riddling

b) wine, sugar, yeast nutrients and a clarifying agent for second fermentation

4

Pinot Meunier dominates in which Champagne area?
a) Côtes de Sézanne
b) Vallée de la Marne
c) Montagne de Reims

b) Vallée de la Marne

5

What is the min. time spent on lees for a vintage Champagne?
a) 15 months
b) 24 months
c) 36 months

c) 36 months

6

What is the maximum total of litres that can be extracted from 160 kilograms of grapes for Champagne?
a) 65
b) 82
c) 102

c) 102

7

Which is not considered to be one of the 3 premium regions for grape growing in Champagne?
a) Côte des Blancs
b) Côte des Bar
c) Montagne de Reims

b) Côte des Bar

8

What % of grapes can be used for vintage Champagne?
a) 80
b) 100
c) 60

a) 80

9

Which best describes a young Blanc de Blancs?
a) medium weight with a rich and buttery character
b) light bodied with citrus and green apple fruit
c) rich with some structure and subtle red fruit

b) light bodied with citrus and green apple fruit

10

In which country is the transfer method commonly used?
a) Italy
b) Australia
c) Germany

b) Australia

11

Which method is used in the production of Prosecco?
a) Transfer Method
b) Traditional Method
c) Tank Method

c) Tank Method

12

How long must a Crémant spend on lees?
a) 9 months
b) 12 months
c) 15 months

a) 9 months (soon 12)

13

In what region of Italy is Lambrusco produced?
a) Piemonte
b) Emilia-Romagna
c) Veneto

b) Emilia-Romagna

14

What grape is used for Prosecco?
a) Macabeo
b) Glera
c) Muscat

b) Glera

15

Which grape is not allowed in the production of a Crémant?
a) Chardonnay
b) Chenin Blanc
c) Gewurztraminer

c) Gewurztraminer

16

What is another name for the Charmat method?
a) Transfer method
b) Asti method
c) Tank method

c) Tank method

17

What area of California is known for sparkling wine?
a) Central Valley
b) Anderson Valley
c) Santa Barbara

b) Anderson Valley

18

Which country uses the term Cap Classique for its traditional method sparkling wines?
a) New Zealand
b) Australia
c) South Africa

c) South Africa

19

Champagne Pruning Techniques?
Chardonnay?
Pinot Noir?

Taille Chablis.
Cordon de Royat

20

Champagne?
What is the name of the shallow vertical press?

Coquard Press.

21

Champagne
Total Press quantity of grapes in KG's?
Total amount of L kept?
Names of pressings and amounts?

160 kg grapes.
102 L juice.
First 82L used, called (Cuvee)
Last 20L not used, called (Taille)

22

Champagne.
Second Fermentation.
Name of additive?

LT
Liqueur de Tirage

23

Champagne
What is a Remueur?

Someone who Riddles the Champagne bottles.

24

Champagne
Liqueur de Tirage is added when?

At Second Fermentation.

25

Champagne
"Liqueur d'expedition" is added when?

After Disgorement

26

Champagne
"Liqueur d'expedition"
What is it made of?

Wine.
Cane Sugar Solution

27

Champagne
What determines the level of sweetness?

"Liqueur d'expedition"
Amount of Cane Sugar

28

Champagne
What is Dosage?

Sugar in "Liqueur d'expedition"

29

Champagne
What percentage do Growers Producers account for?

25%

30

What is another name for "Tank Method" production of Sparkling Wine?
2

Cuve Close.
Charmat

31

Champagne.
What is Prestige Cuvee?

Super Premium Wines.
Reflect best Vintage / Vineyard / House Style

32

What is Conegliano-Valdobbiadene DOCG?

High quality Prosecco.

33

What grape is grown in Cote des Bar?

Pinot Noir

34

What grape is grown in Cote de Sezanne?

Chardonnay

35

What is "Assemblage"?

Blending

36

What is"Mousseux"?

Implies effervescence

37

What is "CIVC"?

Established in 1941.
Regulatory body responsible for mediating relations between growers and producers

38

Districts of Champagne?
(Pinot Noir)

Montagne de Reims

39

Districts of Champagne?
(Pinot Meunier)

Vallee de la Marne

40

Districts of Champagne?
(Chardonnay)

Cote des Blancs (Chardonnay)

41

What does Pinot Noir add to Champagne?
4

Body,
Red Fruit,
Richness,
Structure,

42

What does Chardonnay add to Champagne?
4

Citrus,
Elegance,
Floral,
Longevity

43

What does Pinot Meunier add to Champagne?

Fruitiness

44

How many Cremant AC are there in France?

7

45

Autolysis

Self-destruction of yeast cells after fermentation- contributes flavors, richness, and texture to the finished wine

46

Gyropalette

Hydraulic machine capable of mechanical riddling, typically holds 504 bottles

47

Sur pointe

Final stage of riddling, when the bottle is aged neck down after ageing is complete and before disgorging

48

Taille

Second pressing of Champagne