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1

Name the subzones of Côtes de Provence AOP

-La Londe
-Pierrefeu
-Sainte-Victoire
-Fréjus

2

What is the name of the hour-glass shaped bottle often found for bottles of Côtes de Provence rosé

Skittle

3

What is a skittle bottle

Hour-glass shaped bottle often used to bottle Côtes de Provence Rosé

4

What indigenous grape is found as a dominant grape for Clos Cibonne's rosé in the Côtes de Provence

Tibouren

5

What styles of wine are designated to Bandol AOP

Whites: Based off Clairette

Rosé/Red: Based on primarily Mourvedre

6

What are the aging requirements for Bandol Rouge

18 months in wood

May not be released until 2 years following the harvest

7

What style of wine is designated to Les Baux-de-Provence AOP

White: Based on Clairette, Grenache Blanc and Rolle (Vermentino)

Rosé/Red: Based on Grenache, Syrah, Mourvedre

8

What style of wine is designated to Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence AOP

White: Based on Rolle (Vermentino)

Red/Rosé: Based on Grenache, Mourvedre, Syrah, Cinsault and Counoise

9

What is Rolle

Synonym in Provence for Vermentino

10

What region did Domaine de Trévallon exist under until it was promoted to AOP status. How is the wine labeled today?

Domaine de Trévallon produces wine in Les Baux de Provence AOP but since they use majority Cab. Sauv they must now label their wines as Apilles Vin de Pays

11

Where does Chateau Simone produce wine

Palette AOP in Provence

12

What style of wine is designated to Cassis AOP

White based on Marsanne and Clairette

Rosé/Red based on Grenache, Cinsault, Mourvedre

13

What is Doucillon Blanc

Synonym for Bourboulenc in Provence

14

What style of wine is designated to Bellet AOP

White based on Rolle (Vermentino)

Rosé/Red based on Braquet and Fuella Nera

*100% of the stated vintage is required*

15

Name 3 Grand Cru estates of Provence

-Clos Cibonne
-Chateau de Selle (Domaine Ott)
-Clos Mireille (Domaine Ott)
-Domaine de la Croix
-Domaine du Noyer
-Domaine du Jas d'Esclans
-Domaine de Castel Roubine

*There are 18 total*

16

Name the Estates of Domaine Ott

-Chateau de Selle
-Clos Mireille
*These are both in the Cotes de Provence G.C)

-Chateau Romassan in Bandol

17

Where does Domaine de Triennes produce wine. How do they label their wines?

Domaine de Triennes produces wine in the Coteaux Varois en Provence AOP but chose to bottle as simply Vin de Pays

18

What is Niellucio

Corsican synonym for Sangiovese

19

What style of wine is designated to Vin de Corse AOP

White: Based on Vermentino (Malvoisie de Corse)

Rosé/Red: Based on Nielluccio (Sangiovese), Sciaccarello (Mammolo) and Grenache

20

What is Sciaccarello

Corsican synonym for Mammolo

21

What style of wine is designated to Ajaccio AOP

White: Min 80% Vermentino

Rosé/Red: Min 40% Sciaccarello (Mammolo) with other grapes

(Corsica)

22

What style of wine is designated to Patrimono AOP

White: 100% Vermentino

Rosé/Red: 75/90% (respectively) Nielluccio (Sangiovese) based

(Corsica)

23

What style of wine is designated to Muscat du Cap Corse AOP

VDN based on Muscat a Petit Grains Blanc

Min abv: 15-18%

Min R/S: 90g/L

(Corsica)

24

What are the name of the two noncontiguous sectors of Fitou AOP

-Fitou Maritime
-Fitou Montagneux

(Languedoc)

25

In what AOP is Fitou completely embedded

Corbières AOP

(Languedoc)

26

What style of wine is designated to Fitou AOP

Red wine only based on Grenache and/or Carignan (50% min) with Syrah and Mourvedre

*Lladoner Pelut planted before 2001 may be used with Grenache and Carignan for a min 60% of the blend*

(Languedoc)

27

What "Grand Cru" of Corbières AOP received its own AOP for red wines

Corbières-Boutenac for red wines based off a min 70% combined Grenache, Mourvedre and Carignan

(Languedoc)

28

What "Grand Cru" of Minervois AOP received its own AOP for red wines

Minervois-La Livinière for red wines based on Grenache, Mourvedre, Syrah, Cinsault and Carignan

(Languedoc)

29

Name three highly regarded Bandol producers

-Domaine Tempier
-Chateau de Pibarnon
-Chateau Pradeaux

30

Name the two communal appellations of Corsica

-Ajaccio
-Patrimonio