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Flashcards in South Africa - Western Cape Deck (43):
1

Which Western Cape District is not part of a Region?

Ceres Plateau

2

Name the four Wards that are not part of a Western Cape Region.

Prince Albert Valley
Cederberg - highest elevation vineyards in South Africa
Lamberts Bay
Swartberg

3

What is distinctive about the Boberg Region?

It only exists for Fortified wines. The Districts for Boberg are Districts for other Regions for their table wines.

Boberg contains:
Paarl
Franschhoek
Wellington
Tulbagh

4

What are the three Districts of Breede River Valley Region? What styles of wine are produced?

Breedekloof
Robertson - full bodied Shiraz and high quality Cap Classique
Worcester - Brandy, largest district in terms of production

5

Which country is affected by the Benguela current?

Western Cape, South Africa

6

What is the southernmost district in South Africa

Cape Agulhas
Ward - Elim

7

Where is Elim ward?

South Africa
Western Cape Geographical Area
Cape South Coast Region
Cape Agulhas District
Elim Ward

> Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Shiraz

8

When was the Cape South Coast Region created?

2010

9

Name the six districts of Cape South Coast Region

Overberg
Elgin - elevated from a ward of Overberg in 2012
Walker Bay
Cape Agulhas
Plettenberg Bay
Swellendam

10

What is Cape Riesling or Paarl Riesling better known as? What is the term for true Riesling?

Crouchen
Weisser Riesling

11

In which district are Bot River and Hemel-en-Aarde Valley located?

Walker Bay

12

Who is the most important producer in Walker Bay District?

Hamilton Russell
Pinot Noir and Chardonnay - only make 2 wines
Hemel-en-Aarde

13

What are the Wards of Overberg District?

Elandskloof
Greyton
Klein River
Theewater

14

What are the Wards of Swellendam District?

Buffeljags
Stormsvlei
Malgas

15

What are the Wards of Walker Bay?

Bot River
Sunday's Glen
Stanford Foothills
Hemel-en-Aarde Valley
Upper Hemel-en-Aarde Valley
Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge

16

What are the significant varieties grown in Walker Bay District?

Sauvignon Blanc
Chardonnay
Chenin Blanc

Pinot Noir
Shiraz
Merlot
Pinotage

17

What style of wine is made in Klein Karoo Region? In which Geographical Area is it located?

Sweet and fortified wines
Muscat and Tinta Barroca
Located in the Western Cape

18

Where is Olifants River Region located?

South Africa
Western Cape Geographical Area
North of Swartland District

19

What style of wines are made in Olifants River Region and from which grape varieties are they made?

Bulk wine
Colombard and Chenin Blanc

20

Where are South Africa's highest elevation vineyards?

Cederberg, an UNINCORPORATED WARD near Olifants River region in the Western Cape

21

What is Vredendal?

South Africa's largest co-operative, located in Olifants River region

22

What are the three wards of Olifants River Region?

Citrusdal Mountain ward
Citrusdal Valley ward
Lutzville Valley ward

23

What are the six Regions of Western Cape?

Boberg - fortified wines only
Olifants River
Breede River Valley
Cape South Coast
Coastal Region
Klein Karoo

24

What are the eight Districts of the Coastal region?

Darling
Cape Town
Stellenbosch
Paarl
Swartland
Franschhoek Valley
Wellington
Tulbugh

25

Where is Graham Beck wines located? What style of wines does he produce?

Breede River Valley Region
Robertson district
Methode Cap Classique

26

Name a significant producer of Methode Cap Classique and the Region and District in which they are located

Graham Beck

South Africa
Western Cape Geographical Area
Breede River Valley Region
Robertson District - limestone deposits

27

What is the top wine of Graham Beck?

Cuvée Clive

28

Name a producer, apart from Groot and Klein Constantias, based in Cape Town district

Buitenverwachtung
'Beyond Expectations'

29

What is the soil type of the historic Constantia vineyard?

Decomposed granite

30

Which body of water separates Cape Town region from Stellenbosch district?

False Bay

31

What is the climate and the defining geographical features of Stellenbosch district?

Surrounded on three sides by mountain ranges - Stellenbosch, Simonsberg and Helderberg peaks
Cooling breezes from False Bay
Vineyards planted in the valleys between the peaks.
Maritime climate, but warmer than Bordeaux

32

What styles of wine is Stellenbosch known for?

Full bodied red wine, especially Cabernet Sauvignon, followed by Merlot and Shraz
White wines from Sauvignon Blanc and Chenin Blanc

33

Name two red wines produced in Stellenbosch district.

Meerlust 'Rubicon' - Cabernet Sauvignon blend
Warwick Estate 'Trilogy' - CS, Mer, CF

2014 cooler vintage, more elegant and restrained

34

Name a significant producer of Stellenbosch Pinotage

Kanonkop
2016 - cold wet winter
59 year old bush vine Pinotage

35

Where is the KWV located?

Paarl

36

Who is the largest producer in Paarl district? What style of wine are they known for?

Nederburg
1969 Nederburg 'Edelkeur'
First producer of botrytis wine - at the time, 1969, it was forbidden under South African law to produce naturally sweet wine of more than 30% RS. Law was changed fro this wine

37

What are the two wards of Paarl?

Simonsberg-Paarl
Voor-Paardeberg

38

What style of wines are made in Tulbagh district?

Increasing amounts of Methode Cap Classique due to high diurnal range.
Chenin Blanc
Cinsault
Fortifieds would be labelled as Boberg

39

Flagship wine of Sadie Family?
Flagship wine of AA Badenhorst?

Sadie Columella - Syrah blend
Sadie Palladius - Chenin Blanc blend

Badenhorst Family Red - Syrah blend
Badenhorst Family White - Chenin Blanc, Roussanne, Marsanne and others

40

What is the predominant soil type in Swartland

Malmesbury Shale

41

Where is Malmesbury shale found?

Swartland
South Africa

42

Soil type of Stellenbosch?

Granite and sandstone

43

What are the Wards of Cape Town District?

Durbanville
Constantia
Hout Bay
Philadelphia