Flashcards in South West France Deck (13):
What is the major AC (red, white, rose) in SW France?
Bortrytis affect wines in SW France come from
What is the climate of SW France
Moderate, Continental. Some Maritime influence in the West
But with less moderating wind affects than Bordeaux
Grapes of the SW France
Merlot, CS, CF, Semilion, Sauv Blanc
Best dry whites of SW France are in which AC's?
Which AC has it's own red wine appellation in SW France?
What are the 4 main regions of SW France?
Cahors, Madiran, Jurancon, Cotes De Gascogne IGP
What is an IGP that has local and international varieties in SW France?
Cotes de Gascogne
Which region in SW France has sweet wines made from Petite Manseng?
What three reds are Madiran known for?
Tannat, CF and CS
What two wines is Cahors known for?
Do the sweet wines of Jurancon have botrytis?
No. They undergo Passerage (aka dehydration)