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1

What are the 3 provinces of Piemonte

Asti
Alessandria
Cuneo

2

What is the most planted red grape in Piemonte

Barbera

3

Where the word Nebbiolo is coming from

La Nebbia = The fog

4

What does Dolcetto mean

Little sweet one

5

What are the 3 main red grape of Piemonte

Barbera
Dolcetto
Nebbiolo

6

What are the other 6 red grapes in Piemonte

Brachetto
Grignolino
Ruchè
Croatina
Vespolina
Freisa

7

What is the most planted white grape

Moscato Bianco

8

What are the other white grapes

Cortese
Arneis
Erbaluce
Favorita (Vermentino)

9

What is the synonym of Favorita

Vermentino

10

When did the intentional grapes appeared in Piemonte

1980's

11

What is the common river to Barolo and Barbaresco

Tanaro

12

Into what province Barolo and Barbaresco are they include

Cuneo

13

What are the 5 communes that represent 90% of Barolo DOCG

La Morra
Barolo
Castiglione Falleto
Serralunga d'Alba
Monforte d'Alba

14

What are the 11 communes of Barolo DOCG

La Morra
Barolo
Castiglione Falleto
Serralunga d'Alba
Monforte d'Alba

Cherasco (1.16ha)
Diano d'Alba
Grinzane Cavour
Novello
Roddi (10.17ha)
Verduno

15

What are the 2 types of soil that you can find in Barolo

Tortonian Soil (Calcareous Marl) La Morra/Barolo

Helvetian Soil (Serravalian Sandstone) Monforte/Serralunga

Castiglione both

16

Who is Louis Oudart for Barolo

He is called the father of Barolo
Barolo was a sweet wine originally, it became a dry wine by Louis Oudart's work
he worked in the 1850's at the Giulleta Falleti Estate

17

what size in Ha does Barolo

1700ha

18

How many DOCG in Piemonte

18

19

What are the best vintage from the 60's until today for Barolo and barbaresco

64
71, 78
82, 85, 89
90, 96, 97, 98
01, 04, 06, 07

20

What are the 4 communes of Barbaresco

Barbaresco
Neive
Treiso
San Rocco Senno d'Elvio (part of Alba)

21

What was the first white Docg of Piemonte

Gavi

22

Give 3 traditionalist Winemakers of Barolo

Giacomo Conterno
Bartolo Mascarelo
Giuseppe Rinaldi

23

Give 3 modern Winemakers of Barolo

Paolo Scavino
Luciano Sandrone
Elio Altare

24

Give the 3 nebbiolo-based Doc in the Piemonte

Lessona DOC
Sizzano DOC
Carema DOC

25

What is the only DOCG outside Barolo and Barbaresco to have some Menzioni geografiche aggiuntive

Dolcetto di Diano d'Alba
(77 sori)

26

What are the 4 DOCG for sparkling wine in Piemonte

Asti
Moscato d'Asti
Alta Langa
Brachetto d'Acqui

27

What are the 3 still white DOCG in Piemonte

Roero Arneis
Gavi / Cortese di Gavi
Erbaluce di Caluso

28

What are the 20 DOCG of Piemonte

Barolo
Barolo Chinato
Barbaresco
Roero
Ghemme
Gattinara
Barbera d'Asti
Nizza
Barbera del Monferrato SUPERIORE
Dolcetto di Ovada SUPERIORE
Dolcetto di Diano d'Alba
Dogliani
Ruchè di Castagnole Monferrato
Roero Arneis
Gavi
Erbalucé di Caluso
Asti
Moscato d'Asti
Alta Langa
Brachetto d'acqui

29

Give the 6 Nebbiolo-based DOCG of Piemonte

Barolo
Barolo Chinato
Barbaresco
Roero
Ghemme
Gattinara

30

Give the 3 Barbera-based DOCG of Piemonte

Barbera d'Asti
Nizza
Barbera del Monferrato SUPERIORE

31

Give the 3 Dolcetto-based DOCG of Piemonte

Dolcetto di Ovada SUPERIORE
Dolcetto di Diano d'Alba
Dogliani

32

Give the 3 white DOCG of Piemonte

Roero Arneis
Gavi
Erbalucé di Caluso

33

Give the 6 Sparkling DOCG of Piemonte

Asti
Moscato d'Asti
Alta Langa
Brachetto d'acqui
Gavi Spumante Metodo Classico
Ruchè di Castagnole Monferrato Spumante

34

Since when Barolo DOCG is allowed to carry a Menzioni geografiche aggiuntive on their label

201O

35

Since when Barbaresco DOCG is allowed to carry a Menzioni geografiche aggiuntive on their label

2007

36

What is the main differences between Traditionalists and Modernist in Barolo in term of winemaking

Modernist :
harvest the first half of october
10/14 days of Maceration
Ageing in bottle
Pumping over
Small oak barrel

Traditionalist :
Harvest late october
30/5O days of Maceration
Extended oak ageing
Submerged cap
Large old cask

37

What were the aging time for Barolo prior 2010

Rosso : 3Y
Riserva : 5Y

38

What are the aging time for Barolo after 2010

Rosso : 38months from the 1st of november, 18 months in oak

Riserva : 62 months before release

39

What are the minimal alcohol degree for Barolo DOCG

Rosso : 12.5%
Riserva : 13%

40

What are the aging time for Barbaresco DOCG

Rosso : 2y, at least 9 months in cask
Riserva : 4y

41

What are the minimal alcohol degree for Barbaresco DOCG

Rosso : 12%
Riserva : 12%

42

Give 3 winemakers from Barbaresco DOCG

Angelo Gaja
Bruno Giacosa
Produttori del Barbaresco

43

What kind of vintage is 2002

Wet and Watery Forget it

44

What kind of vintage is 2003

Old wines best withstand the heat

45

What kind of vintage is 2004

Excellent classic vintage

46

What kind of vintage is 2005

Very good, but hot il the lower land

47

What kind of vintage is 2006

Well-balanced and elegant

48

What kind of vintage is 2007

Power and structure

49

What kind of vintage is 2008

Early rains in some area

50

What kind of vintage is 2009

Good skin and even ripening

51

what is Barolo Chinato DOCG

Aromatized wine that is flavored with quinine

52

What is the blend of Roero DOCG red

95% Nebbiolo + 5% Arneis

53

Where is situated Roero DOCG

Northwestern bank of the Tanaro river in front Barolo and Barbaresco

54

What is the local name of the Nebbiolo in the north of Piemonte

Spanna

55

What is the name of the River cutting through Gattinara DOCG and Ghemme DOCG

Sesia

56

What is the blend of Gattinara DOCG

90/100% of Spanna (=Nebbiolo)

10% max Bonarda, Vespolina

57

What are the aging time for Gattinara DOCG

Rosso : 3y (1 in bottle)
Riserva : 4y (2 in bottle)

58

What is the blend of Ghemme DOCG

75/100% of Spanna (=Nebbiolo)

25% max Bonarda, Vespolina

59

What are the aging time for Ghemme DOCG

3y + 1y in bottle

60

What are the minimal alcohol degree for Ghemme DOCG

12%

61

What is the the bonarda clone used in Gattinara DOCG

Bonarda di Gattinara

62

What are the the bonarda clone used in Ghemme DOCG

Uva Rara
Bonarda Novarese

63

What is the 74th and last DOCG in Italy/Piemonte

Nizza

64

What is the blend of Nizza DOCG

100% Barbera

65

Where is Nizza DOCG situated

Part of Barbera d'Asti

66

What is the blend of Barbera d'Asti DOCG

Min 85% Barbera

Max 15% Freisa, Grignolo, Dolcetto

67

What are the minimal alcohol degree for Barbera d'Asti DOCG

12.5%

68

What are the aging time for Barbera d'Asti DOCG

4 months before released

69

What is the blend of Barbera del Monferrato Superiore DOCG

Min 85% Barbera

Max 15% Freisa, Grignolo, Dolcetto

70

What are the minimal alcohol degree for Barbera del Monferrato Superiore DOCG

13%

71

What are the aging time for Barbera del Monferrato Superiore DOCG

14 months inc. 6 months in cask

72

What is the blend of Dolcetto di Ovada SUPERIORE

100% Dolcetto

73

What are the minimal alcohol degree for Dolcetto di Ovada SUPERIORE DOCG

12.5%

74

What are the 4 different type of Dolcetto di Ovada SUPERIORE DOCG

Rosso
Rosso Vigna
Rosso Riserva
Riverva Vigna

75

What are the aging time for the 4 types of Dolcetto di Ovada SUPERIORE DOCG

Rosso : 1y
Rosso Vigna : 20m
Rosso Riserva : 2y
Riverva Vigna : 2y

76

What is the blend of Dolcetto di Diano d'Alba DOCG

100% Dolcetto

77

What are the minimal alcohol degree for Dolcetto di Diano d'Alba DOCG

Rosso : 12%
Superiore : 13%

78

What are the aging time for Dolcetto di Diano d'Alba DOCG

Rosso : none
Superiore : Min 1y

79

What is the blend of Dogliani DOCG

100% Dolcetto

80

What are the minimal alcohol degree for Dogliani DOCG

13%

81

What are the aging time for Dogliani DOCG

Rosso : none
Superiore : Min 1y

82

Who is the most famous person of Dogliani DOCG

Luigi Einaudi, Winemaker of Dogliani and 2nd president of the Italian Republic in 1948

83

What are the 3 DOCG of the Monferrato hills

Barbera d'Asti
Barbera del Monferrato Superiore
Ruchè di Castagnole Monferrato

84

What is the blend of Ruchè di Castagnole Monferrato DOCG

Min 90% Ruchè
Max 10% Barbera, Brachetto

85

What are the minimal alcohol degree for Ruchè di Castagnole Monferrato DOCG

12.5%

86

What is the province of Gavi

Alessandria

87

What is the blend of Gavi

100% Cortese

88

What are the minimal alcohol degree for Gavi

10.5%

89

Give the 3 types of Gavi

Bianco
Riserva
Spumante metodo classico riserva

90

What is the time aging for a Spumante from Gavi

Min 2y Inc 18 months on the yeast

91

What is the particularity of the Riserva level for Gavi

It is not a aging time, the grapes are coming from a specified area

92

What is the blend of Erbaluce di Caluso

100% Erbaluce

93

What are the 4 different type of Erbaluce di Caluso

Bianco
Bianco Passito
Bianco Passito Riserva
Bianco Spumante

94

What are the minimal alcohol degree for Erbaluce di Caluso Bianco

11%

95

What are the minimal alcohol degree for Erbaluce di Caluso Passito and Riserva

17%

96

What is the time aging for Erbaluce di Caluso Passito and Riserva

Passito : 3y
Riserva : 4y

97

What is the blend of Asti

100 % Moscato Bianco

98

How many Atmosphere in a Asti spumante

Min 5 Atmosphere

99

what is the methode used for Asti spumante

Charmat method called locally Metodo Martinotti

2nd fermentation in tank, bottling under pressure in continuous process

100

What are the 3 Subzones Moscato d'Asti

Canelli
Strevi
Santa Vittoria d'Alba

101

What is the blend of Moscato d'Asti

100 % Moscato Bianco

102

What is the pressure in a bottle of Moscato d'Asti

2 atmosphere since 2011, before 1.7

103

What are the minimal alcohol degree for Moscato d'Asti

Between 4.5 and 6.5%, Max 11%

104

How is Moscato d'Asti made

Fermented in closed tank the bottled

105

What are the 2 types of Moscato d'Asti

Bianco Frizzante
Vendemia Tardiva

106

What are the grapes allowed for the Alta Ranga DOCG

Pinot Noir
Chardonnay

107

What type of wine is produced in Alta Ranga DOCG

Sparkling wine made in Champagne/Franciacorta style

108

What are the 6 types of Sparkling wine produced in Alta Ranga DOCG

Bianco Spumante
Bianco Spumante Riserva
Rosato Spumante
Rosato Spumante Riserva
Rosso Spumante
Rosso Spumante Riserva

109

what is the minimum aging for an Alta Ranga DOCG Spumante

30 months

110

what is the minimum aging for an Alta Ranga DOCG Riserva

3 years

111

Give 2 winemakers from Alta Ranga DOCG

Fontinafredda
Enrico Serafino

112

What is the blend of Brachetto d'Acqui DOCG

100% Brachetto

113

What are the minimal alcohol degree for Brachetto d'Acqui DOCG

11.5%

114

What types of wines are produced in Brachetto d'Acqui DOCG

Mainly Sweet sparkling red wines
Dry and still exist but are really rare

115

What are the best vintage in 60's for Barolo and barbaresco

64

116

What are the best vintage in 70's for Barolo and barbaresco

71, 78

117

What are the best vintage in 80's for Barolo and barbaresco

82, 85, 89

118

What are the best vintage in 90's for Barolo and barbaresco

90, 96, 97, 98

119

What are the best vintage in 00's for Barolo and barbaresco

01, 04, 06, 07

120

What is the commune of Bussia

Monforte d'Alba

121

What is the commune of Ginestra

Monforte d'Alba

122

What is the commune of Mosconi

Monforte d'Alba