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Flashcards in Trentino-Alto Adige Deck (25):
1

True/False: Trentino-Alto Adige is mountainous AND land-locked.

True

2

Which is the northern province: Trentino or Alto-Adige?

Alto-Adige

3

Alto-Adige is also known by what other name?

Südtirol

4

What language is predominantly spoken in Alto-Adige?

German

5

What language is predominantly spoken in Trentino?

Italian

6

True/False: Trentino-Alto Adige emphasizes blended wines.

False. Production is largely varietal wines.

7

What sub zone of Alto Adige is highly regarded for Sylavaner, Veltliner, and Kerner varietal wines?

Valle Iscaro

8

What is the German name for Valle Iscaro?

Eisacktaler

9

Kerner is the off-spring of what two varietals?

Schiava Grossa x Riesling

10

What zone is known for producing the best expression of Pinot Bianco?

Oltradige

11

True/False: Trentino-Alto Adige produces more red wines than white wines.

True

12

What is the dominant red grape of Trentino-Alto Adige?

Schiava

13

Are Schiava-based wines known for being light or heavy in style?

Light

14

Name the premier geographical appellation for Schiava.

Santa Maddelena
(St. Magdelener)

15

In Casteller DOC, Schiava is blended with what two other grapes?

Merlot
Lambrusco

16

The Lagrein grape is native to which province?

Trentino, though it thrives in Alto-Adige

17

Which varietal producers a heavier, spicier wine: Lagrein or Schiava?

Lagrein

18

What is the southernmost zone of Alto-Adige?

Bassa Atesina

19

What color wines are produced under Teroldego Rotaliano DOC?

Reds (deeply colored, too)

20

What is Marzemino?

An ancient red grape
Teroldego is a parent
Lagrein is a sibling

21

Under what denomination is Marzemino most commonly released?

Trentino DOC

22

True/False: There are no DOCG zones in Trentino-Alto Adige

True

23

Also known as Kalterersee, this DOC zone is shared by both provinces.

Lago di Caldaro DOC

24

Vernatsch is a synonym for what red grape?

Schiava

25

Co-ops account for more than _____% of Trentino-Alto Adige's production.

75%