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1

name the organization that regulates local wine laws in each region of spain

consejo regulador

2

the top level quality designation for spainish wine equivalent of an Italian docg

doca or doq

3

what does joven mean

young unaged wine

4

spanish wine labeled gran riserva must have now many years aging before release

5 years 3 in wood

5

t or f
a wine labeled crianza has been aged in oak for two years

f

6

how many super regions are there in spain

seven

7

what is the spanish name for green spain

galicia

8

which major region is located in castile leon

ribera del duero

9

name the famous wine from castile leon

vega sicilia

10

what is the key grape of red wine form rioja

tempranillo

11

do regulations allow that white grapes are blended into red rioja wine

yes

12

for quality which of the three sub zones of rioja is most important

rioja alta

13

is winemaking in rioja characterized more by fermentation or by maturation

maturation

14

t or f
a rioja crianza and a rioja reserva must each spend at least one year in oak

t

15

what is the spanish word for sparkling wine made in the classic method

cava

16

which area of catalonia is famous for making cava wine

penedes

17

that is the geographical feature dominant in la mancha

the meseta a vast high plain with extreme weather

18

t or f
the portuguese name for tempranillo is touriga nacional

f

19

t or f
portugal vinho verde has a light forest green color to it

f

20

t or f
the douro is located in southern portugal

f