Flashcards in Southwestern France and the Dordogne Deck (15):
Bergerac AOP makes what color wines?
red, white, rosé
How is Côtes de Bergerac AOP different from Bergerac AOP when there aren't any hills in the area?
Côtes de Bergerac AOP requires a higher ABV minimum.
What's the appellation in this area that produces long-lived reds?
Pécharmant AOP, based on Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Côt.
What are the 5 sweet wine appellations within Bergerac?
Côtes de Montravel AOP (regular Montravel AOP wines must be white or red AND dry!)
What are the 4 most important AOPs south of Bordeaux?
What's the secondary grape in Madiran?
What is the appellation used for semi-sweet and sweet white wines in Madiran? What grapes do they use?
Pacherenc du Vic-Bilh AOP - they use Petit Manseng, Petit Courbu, and Arrufiac.
What's the river that runs through Cahors?
Cahoots must be minimum 70% what?
What are the grapes that go into Jurançon?
What are the 2 AOPs in the Basque-influenced Pyrénées-Atlantiques département?
They use similar grapes
Gaillac AOP can be what colors and which grapes do they use?
red, white and rosé
red grapes: Duras, Fer, Syrah, and Gamay
white grapes: Mauzac, Muscadelle, and Len de l’El
Gaillac AOP can produce sweet and sparkling wines. What are those called?
Gaillac Mousseux (made in méthode Gaillaçoise, a variant of the méthode ancestrale, or méthode traditionelle)
Marciallac AOP is 90% what grape?