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1

The general recipe of Chianti calls for what percentage of Sangiovese?

70-100%

2

What are some good producers of Chianti

Frescobaldi
Fattoria selvapiana
Quercibella

3

Sangiovese is the principal red grape in:

Chianti
Chianti Classico
Carmignano
Vino nobile di montepulciano
Morellino di scansano

4

What is governo?

Refermentation with the juice of dried grapes to strengthen the wine and initiate malolactic fermentation

5

What are the aging requirements for Chianti

Normale - 1 year
Riserva - 2 years
Superiore - .5 degrees more alcohol

6

What are the two soils foil in Chianti?

Galestro (marl)
Albarese (sandstone)

7

What is the most powerful expression of Sangiovese

Brunello di montalcino

8

What is the name for the clone of sangiovese that is found in vino nobile de montepulciano

Prungulo gentile

9

What is the only white DOCG wine in Tuscany?

Vernaccia di San gimignano

10

What is the most important grape of Marches

Verdicchio

11

What are the two white DOCG from campania

Greco di tufo ( feudi di sangregorio)
Fiano di avellino

12

What is a great example of Nero d'avola

Cerasolo di vittoria DOCG

13

What is the sole DOCG of Sardinia

Vermentino di gallura

14

What is the synonym used for garnacha in Sardinia

Cannanao

15

What are the eight subzones of Chianti

Classico
Rufina
Colli fiorentini
Colli senesi
Colline pisane
Colli aretini
Montalbano
Montespertoli