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1

Where is the Macharnudo Vineyard?

Jerez de la Frontera in Andalucia

2

What region is located within La Mancha?

Valdepenas

3

A white wine labelled Crianza has what ageing requirements?

18 months with 6 months in cask max of 330L -Rioja is 2yrs total

4

Who makes Prado Enea?

Muga in La Rioja

5

Which Rioja subregion is known for Garnacha?

Rioja Baja

6

Which 4 Dos are within the Aragon region?

Campo de Borja, Catalayud, Carinena and Somontano

7

If a wine is labelled with a subzone in Rias Baixas what % of Albarino is required?

70% Albarino

8

What are the 3 Dos of the Pays Vasco?

Chacoli de Alava, Chacoli de Biscala, Chacoli de Goetaria

9

Rose de Ricey must be made from what grape/grapes? Min ABV?

100% Pinot Noir and 10% min ABV

10

Please name a classified growth from Graves that is classified for both red and white wines. For just white? For just red?

See classification online

11

Who makes Vieilles Vignes Francaises? What is it and why is it unique?

Bollinger, it is a Blanc de Noir tete de cuvee made from ungrafted vines in one vineyard

12

Where would I find the Patrimonio AOP? What are its wine styles and grapes?

Corsica, it is one of two major AOPs (Ajaccio is the other). Styles are white from 100% Vermentino/ Rose from min 75% Nielluccio plus grenache, Sciaccarello and Vermentino and Rouge from min 90% Sciaccarello with same grapes as rose

13

Where is the Monopole Clos de Reas? Who owns it?

Vosne Romanee right, just south of La Tache. It is owned by Michel Gros

14

Chignin-Bergeron is unique for the crus of Savoie, why?

Because it is the only cru in the region for 100% Roussanne.

15

Name 2 Muscat VDN AOPs of the Languedoc Rousillon?

M de Frontignan/ M de Lunel/ M de Mireval/ Muscat de Saint-Jeane de Minervois

16

What is the allowed risidual sugar range for extra dry Champagne?

12-17 g/l of RS

17

Name the village for the following 1re Crus: Les Charmes/ Porusot/ Mareuil-sur-Ay/ Laveaux-St. Jacques

Les Charmes: Chambolle Musigny (Charmes is in Meursault as well) Porusot: Meursault Mareuil-sur-Ay: Vallee de la Marne 99% Laveaux-St. Jacques: Gevrey-Chambertin

18

What is Saccharomyces Betticus?

The scientific name for the Flor unique to Jerez and sherry

19

What is the ratio of wine to aguardente in a single pipe of port?

440 liters of wine to 110 liters of Aguardente (must be 77 % ABV) 550 liters total

20

What are 3 cold extraction methods used to produce liqueurs.

Infusion – crushed fruits steeped in water Maceration – fruit steeped in 120-130 proof brandy Percolation – herbs & plants placed in colander & brandy or spirit is pumped over it like a coffee percolator

21

What compound in Oak is responsible for the coconut-like flavor and how is it influenced?

Lactones – Open air seasoning decreases Lactones. Kiln Drying staves preserves/concentrates lactones. Toasting brings lactones to surface.

22

Which appellation in Calvados was created in 1998?

Domfrontais to allow blending of apples and pears

23

In which year did Cognac start to allow vintage dated cognacs?

1989

24

What is the syn. For Malbec on the right bank?

Pressac (Cot will be accepted as well)

25

What is the min. ABV for a red wine from Pomerol?

11.00%

26

What % of Marsanne and Rousanne may be added to St Joseph?

10.00%

27

What river runs through Cahors?

Lot

28

Where is the village of Brissac? What is the main varietal(s)?

Anjou Villages Brissac AOP; Cabernet Franc [Cabernet Sauvignon]

29

What is Crasse de Fer?

Iron rich soil of Pomerol

30

What year was the Cru Artisan classification done in Bordeaux?

2002

31

What are the main varietals and styles for Chatillon-en-Dioise?

Gamay-based reds and rosés and whites based on Aligoté and Chardonnay