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What is a top French sparkling wine made from chardonnay and pinot noir, and is typically dry with high acidity and aromas of green fruits and lemons, and bread notes?

Champagne

2

What is a dry, medium-bodied French white wine made from sauvignon blanc, and is typically unoaked with high acidity and green fruit and herbaceous aromas?

Sancerre

3

What is a dry, light-bodied French white wine made from chardonnay, which is often unoaked with high acidity and has  green fruit and lemon aromas?

Chablis

4

What is a white wine made from chardonnay in the Burgundy/Bourgogne area of France, is either oaked or unoaked, and dry, medium bodied with ripe fruit flavors?

(White) Burgundy

5

What is a dry, light-bodied red wine made with pinot noir from the Burgundy/Bourgogne area of France, and will often have low tannins and high acidity with red fruit and oak flavors?

(Red) Burgundy

6

What are mostly red wines with high acidity and tannins, dry and medum- to full-bodied with aromas of black fruits and oak? Typically a blend of cabernet sauvignon and merlot, and produced in the Bordeaux region of France?

Bordeaux Rouge

7

What is a light-bodied sparkling white wine from Italy with green fruit and floral aromas, and can be either dry or medium sweetness?

Prosecco

8

What is a dry, sparkling wine from Spain with flavors of green fruit and citrus?

Cava

9

What is a California rosé that is unoaked, low alcohol with a medium level of sweetness and red fruit flavors?

White zinfandel

10

What is a dry, light-bodied red wine from France, unoaked with fresh red fruit flavors and low tannins?

Beaujolais

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What is a dry, medium-bodied red wine from the Rhône Valley in France, with red fruit and pepper flavors, oaked or unoaked?

Côtes du Rhône

12

Dry, medium-bodied red wine from Central Italy, with high tannins and acidity, red fruit flavors and clove aromas from oak.

Chianti

13

What is a dry, medium- to full-bodied red wine from northern Spain, with red fruit and vanilla flavors?

Rioja

14

What is a dry, full-bodied, high-alcohol red wine from the Rhône Valley in France, with red fruit and clove flavors?

Châteauneuf-du-Pape

15

What is a sweet white wine from Bordeaux, generally full bodied with stone fruit, honey and vanilla flavors, and high acidity to balance it out?

Sauternes

16

What is a fortified white wine from Spain?

Sherry

17

What is a fortified wine from Portugal with elevated sweetness and high alcohol, typically red fruit aromas, full-bodied with high tannins and black fruit flavors?

Port