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argentina is the __ largest producer of wine

5th largest in the world

2

argentina is the ___ largest exporter

10th largest exporter

3

where are the vineyards located in argentina?

vineyards are confined to the western sector in the plains and foothills near the andes mountains

4

what is the climate in argentina?

continental

5

the andes mountains cause a ____ effect

rain shadow effect for argentina

6

zonda

wind that blows down from the mountains
- sometimes affecting flowering

7

what does argentina lack that helps stay fungal free?

humidity

8

what helps provide water for irrigation in argentina?

snowmelt

9

in argentina spring and summer ____ is a problem

hail

10

some vineyards in argentina an reach up to ___ meters above sea level

3000 meters = 9800 ft

donald hess colome estate is one example

11

what is the average elevation for vineyards in argentina?

900 meters = 2900 ft

12

what helps argentina stay free from pollution?

the lack of urban centers

13

what is the 2nd most planted grape in argentina?

carbono aka corbeau aka bonarda

14

what is the most planted grape in argentina

pedro gimenez

15

what is pedro gimenez used for?

mainly for bulk production or blending

16

top white grapes in argentina

torrontes 2nd
chardonnay
chenin blanc

17

argentina chardonnay clone

developed by uc davis
prone to millerandage
greater skin to juice ratio

18

argentina pink skinned varieties

cereza
criolla chica
criolla grande

- make up 30% of acreage

19

argentina major winemaking areas

north region
cuyo
patagonia

20

what argentina major winemaking area is largest in production?

cuyo
- 3/4 of production in mendoza

21

salta reputation

high altitude torrontes

22

crios

susana balbo
torrontes
hallmark

23

two important producters in cafayete?

etchart
yacochuya

- brought michele rolland to argentina

24

north region provinces

- jujuy
- salta
- catamarca
- tucuman
- valles calchaquies*

25

valles calchaquies

not an ig but include some departments in
- salta
san carlos
cafayete
molinos
la vina

- catamarca
santa maria

- tucuman
tafi

26

what are the catamarca subzones

- tinogasta
- belen
- santa maria
- poman

27

catamarca main subzone?

tinogasta 98% of the region

28

catamarca major grapes?

15% torrontes
43% cabernet sauvignon, malbec, syrah bonarda
42% cereza

29

catamarca climate

hot semi-arid

30

catamarca natural features

andes mountains
abucan river