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1

Name the 5 quality levels of spanish wine

Vino - Vino de Mesa
Vinos de la Tierra - VdIT
Vinos de Calidad con Indicación Geográfica (VCIG)
Denomaninacion de Origen (DO)
Vinos de Pago (DO Pago)
Denominacion de Origen Calificada (DOCa)

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Name the DOCa regions

Rioja
Priorat

3

Spains ranking in global wine production

3

4

Spains consumption per capita

26.16 L 12 globally

5

Main red varieties spain

garnacha
tempranillo

6

Other red varieties spain

Carinena
Cab sav
Mencia
Monastrell

7

Main white varieties spain

Viura (Macabeo)
Albarino

8

Other white varieties spain

Airen
Chardonnay
Verdejo

9

Main varieties for Cava

Xarel-lo
Macabeo
Parellada

10

Other varieties for cava

Chardonnay
Pinot Noir

11

Who governs Spains DO system

INDO

12

What quality level is made from unclassified vineyards or wine blended from different classified regions
Vintages allowed after 2009

Vino - Vino de Mesa

13

What quality level is a table wine of a demarcated area with minimum 85% from that region

Vino de La Tierra (VdIT)

14

What quality level is considered within the PDO category of the EU Hierarchy

Vino de Calidad con Indicación Geográfica (VCIG)

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What quality level is thought to be an equivalent to the AOC system
Each district has its own cones regulador to monitor quality and classified regions

DO

16

How many DOs as of April 2008

65

17

What quality level is a sub classification of DO level with single estates (not always geographically within DO areas), each guiding its own production
(15)

Vinos de Pago (DO Pago)

18

What quality level was introduced in 1988

DOCa, DOQ

19

When and what was the 1st DOCa in Spain

Rioja
1991

20

When did Priorat achieve DOCa Status

2000

21

What were the first DO Pagos
as of 2012

Dominio de Valdepusa - Marques de Grinon (2003 Castilla La Mancha)
Finca Elez - Manuel Manzeneque (2003 Castilla La Mancha)

22

What estate is the most recent to be elevated to DO Pago

Chozas Charrascal (2012 - Valencia)

23

Aging terms for non-DO wines (in barrel and/or bottle)

Noble - 18 months
Anejo - 24 months
Viejo - 36 months (must show oxidative character)

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Blanco

white

25

Cosecha

vintage (85%)

26

Rosado

Rose

27

Seco

Dry

28

Tinto

red

29

Aging requirement
Red/white
Vino Joven

less than crianza

30

Aging requirement
Red
Crianza

2 years
6 months in wood

31

Aging requirement
Red
Riserva

3 Years
1 year in wood

32

Aging requirement
Red
Gran Riserva

5 Years
18 months in wood

33

Aging requirement
White and rose
Crianza

18 months
6 months in wood

34

Aging requirement
White and rose
Reserva

2 Years
6 months in wood

35

Aging requirement
White and rose
Gran Reserva

4 years
6 months in wood

36

What is Spain's only traditional method sparkling DO

Cava in Catalonia

37

Where is most cava produced

Penedes
95%
DOs are spread through several autonomias

38

Autonomias

Regions

39

What is pais vasco also known as

Basque Country

40

What region in Spain is a large elevated plateau

Castilla La Mancha

41

What region in Spain makes an enormous quantity of wine

Castilla La Mancha

42

2 best regions of Castilla La Mancha
Style of wine

La Mancha DO
valdepenas DO
light aromatic fresh wines