Flashcards in North Central Spain Deck (13):
Which autonomías does North Central Spain include?
Navarra, La Rioja, Aragon
Which river flows through Rioja to the Mediterranean?
Which was the first region to become a DOCa in Spain, and when?
Name Rioja's most important grape, along with 3 other blending grapes
What is Rioja's most important white grape?
What are Rioja's and Ribera del Duero's aging requirements for red wines?
Crianza: 2 yrs, 1 in oak
Reserva: 3 yrs, 1 in oak
Gran Reserva: 5 yrs, 2 in oak
What are Rioja's 3 subregions?
Which subregion of Rioja is technically within the Basque region?
What is the soil type in Rioja Alta?
What is the dominant grape of Rioja Baja?
Garnacha (Baja is hottest region)
Where is Navarra located?
Adjacent to northern and eastern borders of Rioja
What are the two most important red grapes in Navarra?
Tempranillo and Garnacha