Flashcards in Regions Deck (96)
What is the climate of Burgundy?
Cool to moderate climate (north-south)
What are the grapes of Burgundy?
Chardonnay, pinot noir
what does Bourgogne mean?
Where are the most famous Villages for pinot noir?
Name two communes in Côte de Nuits (north)
Gevery-Chambertin AOC, Nuits-Saint-Georges AOC)
Name 4 communes in Côte de Beaune (southern half)
Beaune AOC, Pommard AOC, Meursault AOC, Puligny-Montrachet AOC
What is the climate of Chablis?
What is the climate of the south of France?
Close to Mediterranean coast, warm climate
What grapes do the grow in the south of France?
-Sauvignon Blanc (in areas cooled by altitude)
-Syrah (Minervois, blend, Pays d’Oc IGP, single varietal)
-Grenache (Minervois AOC)
What is the climate of Loire?
Which two AOCs face each other across the loire, and what is the grape?
Sancerre, Poilly-Fume, Sauvignon Blanc
Where is Touraine AOC, and what is the grape?
West of Sancerre, Sauvignon Blanc
Name white grapes grown in Bordeaux
Sauvignon Blanc, semillon
what is the climate of Bordeaux?
Moderate climate, high levels of rainfall (atlantic ocean)
What is the dominant grape of the right bank, and name two AOCs
Merlot, Saint-Èmillon AOC, Pomerol AOC
what is the dominant graoe of the left bank, and name 4 AOCs?
Medoc AOC, Haute Medoc, Margaux AOC, Pauillac-Leognan AOC, Graves AOC
What grape make s Sauternes?
where is Vouvray?
What is the grape of vouvray, and does it see oak?
Chenin blanc, and no
Where is Condrieu, and what is the grape?
what is the climate of northern Rhone?
Moderate sunlight, reflection from sunlight off river. Steep slopes
What grape is grown in northern Rhone?
what are the grapes of Côte Rôtie AOC?
syrah, sometimes Viognier
where does Hermitage AOC lay, and what is the grape?
on a south facing hill, syrah
What is the terrain of Crozes-Hermitage AOC compare to Hermitage, and what is the grape?
Larger, flatter, syrah
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.
what grape do they grow in Fleurie, and what is it?
Gamay, one of the best Crus
two AOCs of Southern Rhone?
Côte du Rhône AOC, Côte du Rhône Villages
climate of southern rhone?
The Valley flattens out, warm due to southerly lattitude