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Flashcards in South America - General Deck (12):
1

Which country is the only one in the world to remain phylloxera free?

Chile

2

What is the synonymous name for the Mission grape?

País (Chile)
Listán Prieto (Spain)
Criolla Chica (Argentina)

(it's different to Listán Negro!!!)

3

Which variety was the most planted in Argentina until it was recently superseded by Malbec?

Cereza
Pink skinned

4

What are the three types of Torrontés?

Torrontés Riojano - best quality
Torrontés Sanjuanino
Torrontés Mendocino

5

What is the parentage of Torrontés Riojano? Which other variety has the same parentage but is of lesser quality?

Criolla Chica x Muscat of Alexandria

Torrontés Sanjuanino has the same parents but is of lesser quality

6

Which variety was widely planted in Chilean vineyards as Sauvignon Blanc but was a different variety all together?

Sauvignon Vert, also known as Friulano

7

Which variety was widely planted in Chilean vineyards as Cabernet Sauvignon but was a different variety all together?

Carmenère

8

What makes up a quarter of Brazil's production?

Sparkling wine

9

Which Brazilian region produces 90% of the country's wine?

Serra Gaúcha, on the Argentinian border

10

Which Serra Gaúcha subregion received Brazil's first Origin Indication in 2002?

Vale dos Vinhedos

11

What is Harriague?

Uruguayan name for Tannat

12

What is the Uruguayan name for Tannat?

Harriague