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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

31

What style of wine is designated to Cabardès AOP

Red and Rosé only based on:

-Min 40% Grenache and Syrah

-Min 40% Cab Franc, Cab Sauv and Merlot

(Languedoc)

32

What style of wine is designated to Malepère AOP

Red and Rosé only based on:

Red: Min 40% Merlot; Min 20% combined Cab. Franc and Cot

Rosé: Min 40% Cab Franc; Min 20% Cab Sauv, Cinsault, Cot, Granche and Merlot

(Languedoc)

33

What style of wine is designated to St.-Chinian AOP and Faugères AOP

Red White and Rosé from southern French grapes

(Languedoc)

34

Name the two subzones of St-Chinian AOP; what style of wine may they produce

-Berlou
-Roquebrun

These two subzones are authorized for red wine only

(Languedoc)

35

What style of wine is designated to Limoux AOP

White:
Mauzac, Chenin Blanc and Chardonnay
**Must be fermented in oak**

Red:
Min. 50% Merlot

Vin Mousseux Blanc "Method Ancestrale":
100% Mauzac

Vin Mousseux Blanc "Blanquette de Limoux":
Min 90% Mauzac with Chard and Chenin

(Languedoc)

36

Name the sparkling wine styles coming from Limoux

Limoux Vin Mousseux Blanc Method Ancestrale:
100% Mauzac

Limoux Vin Mousseux Blanc Blanquette de Limoux
90% Mauzac with Chardonnay and Chenin Blanc

Crémant de Limoux AOP
Max 90% combined Chardonnay (Min. 50%) and Chenin Blanc (10-40%) plus MAX 20% combined Mauzac and Pinot Noir (Max 15%)

(Languedoc)

37

Name 3 subzones of Languedoc AOP

-Pic-St-Loup
-Quatorze
-Sommières

(There are 14 total; the top 3 are the best regarded)

38

Name the fortified wine appellations of the Languedoc

-Muscat de Mireval
-Muscat de Lunel
-Muscat de St-Jean-de-Minervois
-Muscat de Frontignan

39

What is the only fortified wine appellation of the Languedoc allowed to be produced in both VDN and vin de liquer styles

Muscat de Frontignan

40

What are the only 2 "Muscat" appellations of the Languedoc allowed to be made into "Muscat de Noel"

-Muscat de Lunel
-Muscat de Saint-Jean-de-Minervois

41

What is the minimum aging requirement for a bottle of Rivesaltes labeled "hors d'age"

5 years

(Roussillon)

42

What are the only 2 varietals allowed for Muscat de Rivesaltes AOP

-Muscat d'Alexandria
-Muscat Blanc a Petits Grains

43

What appellations of the Languedoc and Roussillon may be used for production of Muscat de Noel

In the Languedoc:
-Muscat de Lunel
-Muscat de Saint-Jean-de-Minervois

In the Roussillon:
-Muscat de Rivesaltes

44

What was Arnaud de Villeneuve known for

Inventing the process of mutage

45

What styles of wine are designated to Maury AOP

-Still red (As of 2011)
-VDN red and white

(Roussillon)

46

At what % is grenache required for Banyuls Grand Cru

75%

(Roussillon)

47

What is the aging requirement for Banyuls Grand Cru

30 months in barrel not to be released until the third year following the harvest

(Roussillon)

48

What does "rimage" indicate on a bottle of Banyuls

Vintage dated red banyuls which is bottled within one year after the harvest

(Roussillon)

49

What is the appellation for wines from Banyuls that are unfortified

Collioure AOP

(Roussillon)

50

What style of wine is designated to Collioure AOP

Red white and rose from producers of Banyuls for wines that are unfortified

(Roussillon)

51

Name the subzone of the Cotes du Roussillon AOP

Les Aspres

Red wine only based on syrah and mourvedre as of 2003

52

What 4 communes may append their name to Cotes du Roussillon-Vilages

-Caramany
-Lesquerde
-Latour-de-France
-Tautavel

53

Name the sweet wine appellations within Bergerac

-Monbazillac
-Saussignac
-Rosette
-Haut-Montravel
-Cotes de Montravel

(Southwest France)

54

What style of wine is designated to Montravel AOP

Red or White from Bordeaux Varietals; Reds at a min 50% merlot

Wines must be dry as opposed to the sweet swines of Haut-Montravel and Cotes de Montravel

(Southwest France)

55

What style of wine is designated to Cahors AOP

Red wine only based on 70% Malbec (Cot) with merlot and tannat

(Southwest France)

56

What style of wine is designated to Madiran AOP

Red wine only based on 50% Tannat with Cab Sauv, Cab Franc and Fer

(Southwest France)

57

What style of wine is designated to Pacherenc du Vic-Bilh

Sweet white wine from producers of Madiran based on:
-Courbu
-Petit Courbu
-Gros Manseng
-Petit Manseng

"Sec" indicates dry wine from this region

(Southwest France)

58

What styles of wine are designated to Jurancon

Sec: Based on Min 50% combined Gros Manseng and Petit Manseng

Vindage Tardive: Based on same grapes

Petit is more desireable for VT and Gros is more desireable for sec

Accessory varietals include Lauzet, Petit Courbu and Camaralet de Lasseube

(Southwest France)

59

What are the minimum RS levels for Jurancon Blanc and Jurancon Vendage Tardives

Blanc: 40 g/L

VT: 55 g/L

(Southwest France)

60

What style of wine is designated to Irouléguy AOP

White: Based on Courbu, Petit Courbu, Gros Manseng and Petit Manseng

Rosé: Based on Cab Franc, Cab Sauv, Tannat with white varietals listed above

Red: Min 50% Cab Franc and Tannat plus Cab Sauv

(Southwest France)

61

What style of wine is designated to Béarn AOP

White wine based on 50% Raddiat de Moncade

Rosé/Red based on 50% Tannat

(Southwest France)

62

What style of wine is designated to Gaillac AOP

Blanc: Min 50% combined Len de l'El, Mauzac, Mauzac Rosé and Muscadelle

Blanc Vendage Tardives: Min 50% Len de l'El and Ondenc

Red/Rose: Min 50% Syrah, Duras and Fer with gamay and Bordeaux grapes

Vin Mousseux Blanc/ Doux: Same as white

Vin Mousseux Blanc Méthod Ancestrale: Mauzac and Mauzac Rosé

(Southwest France)

63

What style of wine is designated to Marcillac AOP

Red and Rosé wine only based on Min 80% Fer plus:
-Prunelard
-Cabernet Sauvignon
-Merlot

(Southwest France)

64

What style of wine is dedicated to Buzet AOP

Bordeaux style still wine in all 3 colors

(Southwest France)

65

What style of wine is dedicated to Cotes de Duras AOP

Bordeaux style still wine in all 3 colors

(Southwest France)

66

What style of wine is designated to Cotes du Marmandais AOP

Bordeaux style still wines in all 3 colors with the allowance of some SW varietal as well, particularly showing influence of Syrah

(Southwest France)

67

What style of wine is designated to Fronton AOP

Red and Rosé only based on 40% Négrette with Syrah, Cot, Fer and Bordeaux grapes

(Southwest France)