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1

What is the climate of Burgundy?

Cool to moderate climate (north-south)

2

What are the grapes of Burgundy?

Chardonnay, pinot noir

3

what does Bourgogne mean?

Burgundy

4

Where are the most famous Villages for pinot noir?

Côte d’Or

5

Name two communes in Côte de Nuits (north)

Gevery-Chambertin AOC, Nuits-Saint-Georges AOC)

6

Name 4 communes in Côte de Beaune (southern half)

Beaune AOC, Pommard AOC, Meursault AOC, Puligny-Montrachet AOC

7

What is the climate of Chablis?

cool

8

What is the climate of the south of France?

Close to Mediterranean coast, warm climate

9

What grapes do the grow in the south of France?

Chardonnay
-Sauvignon Blanc (in areas cooled by altitude)
-Merlot
-Cabernet Sauvignon
-Syrah (Minervois, blend, Pays d’Oc IGP, single varietal)
-Grenache (Minervois AOC)

10

What is the climate of Loire?

Cool

11

Which two AOCs face each other across the loire, and what is the grape?

Sancerre, Poilly-Fume, Sauvignon Blanc

12

Where is Touraine AOC, and what is the grape?

West of Sancerre, Sauvignon Blanc

13

Name white grapes grown in Bordeaux

Sauvignon Blanc, semillon

14

what is the climate of Bordeaux?

Moderate climate, high levels of rainfall (atlantic ocean)

15

What is the dominant grape of the right bank, and name two AOCs

Merlot, Saint-Èmillon AOC, Pomerol AOC

16

what is the dominant graoe of the left bank, and name 4 AOCs?

Medoc AOC, Haute Medoc, Margaux AOC, Pauillac-Leognan AOC, Graves AOC

17

What grape make s Sauternes?

Semillon

18

where is Vouvray?

Loire Valley

19

What is the grape of vouvray, and does it see oak?

Chenin blanc, and no

20

Where is Condrieu, and what is the grape?

Loire, Viognier

21

what is the climate of northern Rhone?

Moderate sunlight, reflection from sunlight off river. Steep slopes

22

What grape is grown in northern Rhone?

Syrah

23

what are the grapes of Côte Rôtie AOC?

syrah, sometimes Viognier

24

where does Hermitage AOC lay, and what is the grape?

on a south facing hill, syrah

25

What is the terrain of Crozes-Hermitage AOC compare to Hermitage, and what is the grape?

Larger, flatter, syrah

26

what is the climate of Beaujolais, and what it the grape?

Moderate climate just south of Burgundy. Best Crus have stony soils that limit yields. Gamay.

27

what grape do they grow in Fleurie, and what is it?

Gamay, one of the best Crus

28

two AOCs of Southern Rhone?

Côte du Rhône AOC, Côte du Rhône Villages

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climate of southern rhone?

The Valley flattens out, warm due to southerly lattitude

30

what do they grown in southern rhone?

granache