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Flashcards in Practice Quiz #11 Sherry Deck (10):
1

What is a Fortified Wine?

A Wine that contains added Neutral Brandy to RAISE the Wine's alcohol content.

2

What is the Alcohol Range in Fortified Wine?

15-20%

3

Name the three towns in Spain that form the "Sherry Triangle"

Jerez de la Frontera, Puerto de Santa Maria, and Sanlucar de Barrameda

4

What two grapes make Sherry?

Palomino and Ximenez.

5

Name the Five Types of Sherry.

Manzanilla
Fino
Amontillado
Oloroso
Cream

6

Which Wine did George Washington serve at the signing of The Declaration of Independence?

Madiera

7

In the context of Sherry, what is a "Bodega"?

An above-ground structure used to store Wine.

8

What percentage of wine is lost to evaporation each year?

At least 3%

9

What is the Solera Method?

Fractional Blending or the continuous blending of several vintages to maintain the House Style.

10

Sherry is usually aged in what kind of Oak?

American Oak.