Flashcards in North Region Deck (45)
argentina is the __ largest producer of wine
5th largest in the world
argentina is the ___ largest exporter
10th largest exporter
where are the vineyards located in argentina?
vineyards are confined to the western sector in the plains and foothills near the andes mountains
what is the climate in argentina?
the andes mountains cause a ____ effect
rain shadow effect for argentina
wind that blows down from the mountains
- sometimes affecting flowering
what does argentina lack that helps stay fungal free?
what helps provide water for irrigation in argentina?
in argentina spring and summer ____ is a problem
some vineyards in argentina an reach up to ___ meters above sea level
3000 meters = 9800 ft
donald hess colome estate is one example
what is the average elevation for vineyards in argentina?
900 meters = 2900 ft
what helps argentina stay free from pollution?
the lack of urban centers
what is the 2nd most planted grape in argentina?
carbono aka corbeau aka bonarda
what is the most planted grape in argentina
what is pedro gimenez used for?
mainly for bulk production or blending
top white grapes in argentina
argentina chardonnay clone
developed by uc davis
prone to millerandage
greater skin to juice ratio
argentina pink skinned varieties
- make up 30% of acreage
argentina major winemaking areas
what argentina major winemaking area is largest in production?
- 3/4 of production in mendoza
high altitude torrontes
two important producters in cafayete?
- brought michele rolland to argentina
north region provinces
- valles calchaquies*
not an ig but include some departments in
what are the catamarca subzones
- santa maria
catamarca main subzone?
tinogasta 98% of the region
catamarca major grapes?
43% cabernet sauvignon, malbec, syrah bonarda