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1

Name the year and first AOC in France

Chateauneuf-du-Pape, 1936

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10 AOPs of Northern Rhone from north to soutg

Cote-Rotie
Condrieu
Chateau Grillet
St-Joseph
Crozes-Hermitage
Hermitage
Cornas
St-Peray
Clairette de Die
Chatillon-en-Diois

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Thin topsoil of Condrieu

Arzelle, decomposed mica

4

Minimum percentage Syrah for Northern Rhone Syrah AOPs

Cote-Rotie - 80%
Crozes-Hermitage - 85%
Hermitage - 85%
St-Joseph - 90%
Cornas - 100%

5

Traditional barrels of the Northern Rhone

Foudres

6

Big four producers of Hermitage

Jean-Louis Chave
Delas
M. Chapoutier
Jaboulet

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Name 6 climats of Hermitage

L'Hermite
Le Meal
Les Bessards
Greffieux
Beaume
Peleat

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4 lieux-dits of Cornas

Les Reynards
La Cote
Les Chaillot
Les Mazard

9

What is the capacity of a Demi-Muid?

600L

10

2 grapes of St-Peray

Marsanne & Roussanne

11

Current owner of Chateau Grillet

Francois Pinault, since 2011

12

Gamay-based reds found in which Northern Rhone AOP?

Chatillon-en-Diois

13

Minimum residual sugar in Clairette de Die for Methode Dioise Ancestrale & grape varieties

35g/L R.S. Min. 75% Muscat a Petits Grains, and Clairette

14

Former name of Grignan-les-Adhemar

Coteaux de Tricastin

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Fierce wind of the Rhone

Mistral

16

Pudding stones of Chateauneuf-du-Pape

Galets

17

Previous and current winemaker of Chateau Rayas

Jacques Reynaud & Emmanuel Reynaud

18

4 Red wines of Chateau Rayas

Chateau Rayas
Pignan
Chateau de Fonsalette
Pialade

19

First property to bottle Chateauneuf-du-Pape

Chateau La Nerthe, 1785

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5 communes of Chateauneuf-du-Pape

Chateauneuf-du-Pape
Orange
Bedarrides
Courthezon
Sorgues

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13 grapes of Chateauneuf-du-Pape

Grenach
Mourvedre
Syrah
Cinsault
Counoise
Picpoul
Terret Noir
Bourboulec
Clairette/Clairette Rose
Roussanne
Vaccarese
Picardan
Muscardin

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18 communes of Cotes du Rhone-Village

Cairanne
Chusclan
Gadagne
Laudin
Massif d'Uchaux
Plan de Dieu
Puymeras
Roaix
Rochegude
Rousset-les-Vignes
Sablet
Saint-Gervais
Saint Maurice
Saint-Pantaleon-les-Vignes
Seguret
Signargues
Valreas
Visan

23

4 communes of Lirac

Lirac
Roquemaure
Saint-Genies-de-Comolas
Saint Laurent-des-Arbes

24

2 Southern Rhone VDN AOPs

Rasteau
Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venise

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2 communes of Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venise

Beaumes-de-Venise
Aubignan

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3 communes for Rasteau VDN production

Cairanne
Rasteau
Sablet

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What do "Ambre" & "Tuille" indicate on Rasteau VDN?

Oxidative style, min. 3 years ageing for white and red

28

Where is Cotes du Vivarais?

Southern Rhone

29

Name the single commune AOP within Costieres de Nimes

Clairette de Bellegarde

30

4 subzones of Cotes de Provence

Sainte-Victoire
Frejus
La Londe
Pierrefeu (added in 2012)

31

Minimum number of varieties in Cotes de Provence

2

32

Minimum percentage Mouvedre in Bandol

50%

33

Minimum time in oak for Bandol Rouge

18 months

34

Which AOP is Chateau Simone located?

Palette

35

Grapes in Domaine de Trevallon Rouge

Syrah & Cabernet Sauvignon

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Grapes in Domaine de Trevallon white

Roussanne
Marsanne
Chardonnay
Clairette
Etc

37

4 red cuvees of Domaine Tempier

Cuvee Classique - 75% Mourvedre
Cuvee La Migoua - 50% Mourvedre
Cuvee La Tourtine - 80% Mourvedre
Cuvee Cabassaou - 95% Mourvedre

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Only French appellation outside Bordeaux to publish a classification ranking of Grand Cru Classe estates

Cotes de Provence AOP

39

2 Communal appellations of Corsica

Ajaccio - South
Patrimonio - North

40

2 sectors of Fitou AOP

Fitou Maritime
Fitou Montagneux

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Main grape of Corbieres-Boutenac

Carignan

42

Red only Minervois subzone

Minervois-La Liviniere

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Where are Cabardes & Malepere?

Languedoc

44

2 red wine subzones of St-Chinian

Berlou
Roqueburn

45

Main grape of Blanquette de Limoux

Min. 90% Mauzac

46

4 principal red grapes of Languedoc AOP

Syrah
Mourvedre
Grenache Noir
Lledoner Pelut

47

Where is La Clape and Terrasses du Larzac?

Independent AOPs in the Languedoc

48

4 Muscat AOPs of the Languedoc

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

49

France's most important Vin Doux Naturel region

Roussillon

50

2 varieties of Muscat de Riversaltes

Muscat Blanc a Petits Grains
Muscat d'Alexandrie

51

When must "Muscat de Moel" be bottled?

No later than December 1st of the year of harvest

52

Main grape of Riversaltes AOP

Grenache

53

Minimum ageing for Riversales "hors d'age"

5 years

54

What is mutage?

Process of halting fermentation of wine by adding distilled spirits

55

Where is Maury & what is the style?

Roussillon, VDN

56

Southernmost wine appellation of continental France

Banyuls

57

Minimum percentage and main grape for:
- Banyuls
- Banyuls Grand Cru

50% Grenache
75% Grenache

58

Minimum time in barrel for Banyuls Grand Cru

30 months

59

AOP for unfortified wines from Banyuls

Collioure

60

4 communes of Cotes du Roussillon-Villages AOP

Caramany
Latour-de-France
Lesquerde
Tautavel

61

Which river flows through Bergerac?

Dordogne River

62

Minimum alcohol for Cotes de Bergerac

11.5%

63

4 grapes of Pecharmant

Cabernet Franc
Cabernet Sauvignon
Merlot
Cot (Malbec)
*No grape may exceed 65%

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5 sweet AOPs of Bergerac

Monbazillac
Saussignac
Rosette
Haut-Montravel
Cotes de Montravel

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Style of Montravel wines

Dry white and red

66

Minimum Malbec for Cahors

70%

67

Semi-sweet & sweet wine AOP in Madiran

Pacherenc du Vic-Bilh

68

Main grapes of Juracon

Petit Manseng
Gros Manseng

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Main grape of Marcillac

Fer, min. 90%

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Which AOP requires min. 50% Negrette?

Fronton

71

2 Main grapes of Cassis AOP Blanc

Marsanne & Clairette