Flashcards in South Australia Deck (32):
How many zones are located in South Australia?
Within the limestone coast zone of South Australia produces the country's "best" Cabernet Sauvignon?
Name 3 of Coonawarra's best producers.
Wynns "John Riddoch"
Parker Estate's "First Growth"
What is the mail soil type of Coonawarra?
What other GI has Terra Rosa soil?
What is Terra Rosa soil?
red clay soil produced by the weathering of limestone. When limestone weathers, the clay contained in the rocks is left behind, along with any other non-soluble rock material.
What 2 white grapes of Padthawy GI occupy nearly 40% of the total vineyard acreage?
Name 4 newer GIs of the Limestone Coast Zone of South Australia.
What zone of South Australia is located directly north of the limestone coast?
Lower Murray Zone
What is the sole region of the Lower Murray Zone?
Name 3 zones to the west of the Lower Murray Zone in
Mount Lofty Ranges
-the sources of some of Austrlia's finest wines
What is the climate of the Fleurieu Zone?
-tempered by south ocean currentsand LAke Alexandria
-directly south of Langhorne Creek GI
What is the Fleurieu Zone's most important and warmest regions?
-red wines: Cabernet Sauvignon, GSM
What is Mourvedre called in South Australia?
Who produces "Dead Arm" Shiraz?
Who produces "High Sands" Grenache
Who produces "Eclipse"?
Who produces "Astralis" Shiraz?
What are the 3 regions on the Mount Lofty Ranges Zone?
What are is the southernmost region of the Mount Lofty Ranges?
Adelaide Hills Gi
Name the 2 sub-regions of the Adelaide hills GI.
What are the grapes of the Adelaide Hills GI?
-sparkling wines of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay
What GI offers Australia's most classic interpretation of Riesling?
Clare Valley GI
Name the 2 unofficial sub-regions of Clare Valley and their soil types.
Polish Hill-broken slate
What producer is a master of the Clare Valley Riesling style?
Adelaide Hills and Adelaaide plains should not me confused with what "super zone"?
-allows producers to blend freely from Barossa, Fleurieu, and Mount Lofty Ranges
What is Australia's most importans region for premium Shiraz?
inland Barossa Zone
-surrounded by the Mount Lofty Ranges on 3 sides
-Barossa Valley GI is home to 150yr old vines
What s the traditional type of oak used in Barossa Valley?
American Oak Hogshead
How many liters is a Hogshead barrel?
Name 4 major producers based in Barossa Valley.
Is Eden Valley GI warmer or cooler than Barossa Valley GI?
-Riesling, Chardonnay, Viognier, Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon