South West France Flashcards Preview

WSET Level 3 > South West France > Flashcards

Flashcards in South West France Deck (13):
1

What is the major AC (red, white, rose) in SW France?

Bergerac

2

Bortrytis affect wines in SW France come from

Monbazillac

3

What is the climate of SW France

Moderate, Continental. Some Maritime influence in the West

But with less moderating wind affects than Bordeaux

4

Grapes of the SW France

Merlot, CS, CF, Semilion, Sauv Blanc

5

Best dry whites of SW France are in which AC's?

Montravel, Rosette

6

Which AC has it's own red wine appellation in SW France?

Pecharmant

7

What are the 4 main regions of SW France?

Cahors, Madiran, Jurancon, Cotes De Gascogne IGP

8

What is an IGP that has local and international varieties in SW France?

Cotes de Gascogne

9

Which region in SW France has sweet wines made from Petite Manseng?

Jurancon

10

What three reds are Madiran known for?

Tannat, CF and CS

11

What two wines is Cahors known for?

Malbec, Merlot

12

Do the sweet wines of Jurancon have botrytis?

No. They undergo Passerage (aka dehydration)

13

Which white grape varieties are planted in Bergerac? (SW France)

Semillon, Sauv Blanc, Muscadelle