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1

What are the five DOs of Galicia?

Rias Baixas
Valdeorras
Ribiero
Ribera Sacra
Monterrei

2

What are the sub regions of Rias Baixas DO?

Condado do Tea
O Rosal
Val do Salnés
Soutomaior
Ribero de Ulla

3

What percentage of Rias Baixas Albariño DO must be made of Albarino?

100%

4

Which are the northern sub regions of Rias Baixas DO?

Ribero de Ulla
Val do Salnés

5

What are the southern sub regions of Rias Baixas DO?

Condado do Tea
O Rosal

6

What are the blending requirements of Ribero de Ulla and Val do Salnes?

70% minimum of Albariño, Caiño Blanco, Treixadura, Loureiro

7

What are the blending requirements of Condado do Tea and O Rosal?

Condado do Tea - min 70% Albariño with Treixadura
O Rosal - min 70% Albariño with Loureiro

8

What are the red grapes of Rias Baixas DO?

Recommended -
Caiño
Espadeiro
Loureiro Tinta
Sousón
Authorised -

Brancellao
Mencia

9

What are the varieties grown in Ribeiro DO?

Treixadura
(Also Palomino, Albariño, Torrontés, Godello, Macabeo, Albillo, Loureiro)

Caiño Tinto
(Also Garnacha Tintorera, Ferrón, Sousón, Tempranillo, Brancellao, Mencia)

10

What is Vino Tostado?

A dried grape wine made from authorised white or red grapes from Ribeiro DO, aged for min. 6 months in oak or cherry wood, and min. 3 months in bottle.

Also, a dried grape wine made in Valdeorras DO from Godello and authorised red grapes

11

What are the five sub regions of Ribeira Sacra DO?

Amandi
Chantada
Quiroga-Bibei
Riberas do Sil
Riberas do Miño

12

Which grape varieties are grown in Ribeira Sacra DO?

Albariño
Godello
Treixadura
Loureira
Torrontés
Dona Branca

Mencia
Merenzao (Bastardo)
Brancellao
Sousón
Caiño Tinto
Tempranillo
(Garnacha Tintorera and Mouratón are authorised but not allowed for Súmmum wines)

13

What does the term Súmmum refer to?

A labelling term from Ribeira Sacra relating to the grapes used.

White Súmmum wines must be 100% one variety
Red Súmmum wines must be 85% principal varieties (ie. not Garnacha Tintorera or Mouratón) and minimum 60% Mencia. If 85%+ Mencia, can be varietally labelled.

14

What are the two sub zones of Monterrei DO?

Valle de Monterrei
Ladera de Monterrei

15

Which grape varieti/es are allowed for Monterrei DO?

Doña Branco, Godello, Treixadura - min 60%
(Albariño, Caiño Blanco, Loureira and Blanca de Monterrei are allowed, but no more than 40% total)

Mencia, Merenzao (Bastardo) - min 60%
(Caiño Tinto, Sousón and Araúxa (Tempranillo) are allowed, but no more than 40% total)

16

What is the name of the dried grape wine produced in Ribeiro and Valdeorras?

Vino Tosado

17

Which grape varieti/es are allowed for Valdeorras DO?

Godello, Doña Branca
(Allowed - Palomino Fino)

Mencia, Merenzao, Sousón, Brancellao
(Allowed - Garnacha Tintorera, Tempranillo, Negreda, Gran Negro)

18

What percentage is required for varietally labelled Valdeorras DO?

85% Godello
or 85% Mencia

19

Is sparkling wine allowed to be produced in any of the Galician DOs?

Yes - Valdeorras
Min 85% Godello, no requirements regarding production method

20

What are the three DOs of País Vasco?

Getariako Txakolina
Bizkaiko Txakolina
Arabako Txakolina

21

What are the main white and red grapes of the three Txakolina DOs?

White - Hondarribi Zuri
Red - Hondarribi Beltza

Other white varieties authorised for all three appellations are:
Hondarribi Zuri Zerratia (Petit Corbu)
Izkiriota (Gros Manseng)
Riesling
Chardonnay

Other varieties are authorised depending on the DO.

22

What are the three Txakolina DOs?

Getariako Txakolina
Bizkaiko Txakolina (Province of BISCAY!!)
Arabako Txakolina (Province of Alava ie. Rioja Alavesa!)

23

What is Ojo de Gallo?

A rosado made in País Vasco, especially in Bizkeiko Txakolina. Min 50% Hondarribi Beltza