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Flashcards in South Africa Deck (35):
1

What is the hierarchy of wines in South Africa?

GI
Regions
Districts
Wards

2

What are the rules for 'Estate Wines' in South Africa?

Grapes must come from estate vineyards in one GI
Estate must process from grape to wine incl bottling

3

What are the 4 main black grapes in South Africa?

Cab Sav, Merlot,
(Cabernet Franc)
Pinotage
Pinot Noir

4

What is Pinotage a Crossing of?

Pinot Noir and Cinsault

5

What is a red wine blend called when it is a blend of Pinotage and other International grapes?

Cape Blend

6

What are the 4 main white grapes in South Africa?

Chenin Blanc
Colombard
Saivignon Blanc
Chardonnay

7

If a winery sources grapes from outside their District or Ward how must it be labelled?

With the name of the Region or GI

8

In which Region is Stellenbosch located?

Coastal Region

9

What are the 5 key WSET L3 Districts and Wards in Coastal Region in South Africa?

Stellenbosch District
Paarl District
Constantia Ward
Swartland District
Durbanville Ward

10

What are the 3 key Regions that make up Western Cape GI?

Coastal Region
Breede River Valley
Cape South Coast

11

What are the 2 key WSET L3 Districts that make up Breede River Valley Region in South Africa?

Worcester District
Robertson District

12

What are the 4 key WSET L3 Districts and Wards that make up Cape South Coast Region in South Africa?

Walker Bay District
Hemel-en-Aarde Ward (of Walker Bay)
Elgin District
Elim Ward (of Cape Agulhas District)

13

What is the climate of Stellenbosch?
What is anything provides cooling?

Moderate to war depending on location
Cool winds from False Bay funnel winds through mountains into valleys

14

What current cools South Africa?

The Benguela Current, in the Southern Ocean, from Antarctica

15

What is the name of the wind that brings cool air inland?

The Cape Doctor

16

What is Stellenbosch District most renowned for?

Single varietal Cabernet Sauvignon and BDX blends with Merlot and Cabernet Franc

17

What white grapes are grown in the cooler sites in Stellenbosch?

Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay

18

What are the 3 main black grapes grown in Paarl District?

Cab Sav, Merlot and Pinotage

19

In which District if the Ward of Constantia?

Cape Peninsula

20

Constantia vineyards are located on the East and South sides of which mountain?

Table Mountain

21

What are the 2 main white grapes grown in Constantia?

Sauvignon Bland and Semillon

22

What is 'Dry Farming', what outcome does it provide and which District pioneered it?

Vine growing without irrigation
Reduced yields = more concentrated fruit flavours
Swartland

23

What 1 black and 1 white grape is Swartland most renowned for?

Old Vine Chenin Blanc
High quality Syrah

24

What grape is darling District renowned for?

Sauvignon Blanc

25

What grape is Durbanville District renowned for?

Sauvignon Blanc

26

What are the 2 main white grapes grown in Worcester District?

Chenin Bland and Colombard

27

What 1 black and 1 white grape are most common in Robertson?

Syrah and Chardonnay

28

What is the name of the Ward in Walker Bay District renowned for high quality Chardonnay and Pinot Noir?

Hemel-en-Aarde

29

Where would you be likely to find the best Pinot Noir in South Africa?

Hemel-en-Aarde

30

What provides cooling in Elgin District

Altitude

31

What White grape is Elgin renowned for?

Sauvignon Blanc

32

What 1 white and 1 Black grape is Elim ward renowned for?

Sauvignon Blanc
Syrah

33

Where would you find some of the oldest vines in The Cape?

Constantia Ward

34

What climactic impact can be a problem in South Africa?

Drought

35

List the 4 Human factors of wine

Grape Growing
Wine Making
Maturation
Market Forces