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Flashcards in WSET Level 3 Chile Argentina Deck (45):
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Chile

This region is warm Mediterranean, cooler and wetter in the south, with 2 major cooling influences. West-cool air blows from the Pacific; East-cool air descends from the Andes

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Carmenere, Syrah, Pinot Noir, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon

5 reds from Chile

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Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay

2 Whites from Chile

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Modern methods and Techniques

Chile And Argentina has these winemaking techniques

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Coquimbo

These two regions are located in this region: Elqui, Limarí from Chile

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Aconcagua Region

Aconcagua, Casablanca & San Antonio these appellations are in this Region in Chile

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Central Valley

Curicó, Maipo, Rapel (Cachapoal, Colchagua) these appellations are in this region from Chile

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Southern Region

Bío Bío, Itata are from this region in Chile

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Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Sauvignon Blends

Colchagua

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Central Valley

Oaked in this region in Chile

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Chile

Coquimbo, Aconcagua Region, Central Valley, Southern Region are located in this country?

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Coquimbo, Aconcagua Region, Central Valley, Southern Region

4 regions in Chile that are key regions

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DO in Chile

PDO 75% of grapes used must be from stated DO

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Argentina

This region has a continental climate with cooling effect of altitude and large diurnal ranges vital to fruit quality

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Argentiina

Summer hail can be a serious problem in ARgentina or Chile

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Malbec, Bonarda, Cabernet Sauvignon

3 red grapes from Argentina

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Torrontés, Chardonnay

2 whites from Argentina

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Argentina

Irrigation is essential in this country, both drip and flood irrigation used

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Argentina

Organic viticulture widespread due to dry conditions in this country

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Argentina

Salta Province, San Juan Province, Mendoza Province, Neuquén Provence and Rio Negro Province are in this Country

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Cafayete

This appellation is in Salta Province that is known for Torrentés

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Mendoza Province

Uco Valley, Lujan de Cujo, Maipu appellations are in this region of Argentina

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Mendoza

Malbec is well known in this region in Argentina

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Argentina

Where is Torrontés an important grape variety?

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Chile

In which country is the wine producing region of Casablanca?

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A black grape variety most associated with Chile

What is Carmenére

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Chile

Strict quarantine regulations in this country help to remain phylloxera-free

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Red wines from Bordeaux varieties

What is Chile best know for producing?

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sea breezes

Casablanca is a region that is cooled by?

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Altitude

In Menodza the most important factor affecting fruit quality is?

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mountain air

The areas renowned for premium fruit production in Maipo are in the east and have a cooling effect by?

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Cooler and Wetter

Compared with the rest of Chile, the Southern Region is on average

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Malbec & Bonarda

This pair of red grape varieties is most commonly linked to wine production in Argentina?

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Maipu

Low vineyard making reds in Mendoza appellation?

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Uco Valley

High vineyards aromatic whites made in this Mendoza appellation

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Humboldt Current

Cools the Chilean coast

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Andes mountains

Wineyards in Chile closest to these mountains has a cooling effect caused by cold air that descends from the mountains overnight and cause high diurnal range

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Sauvignon Blanc

Casablanca, Central Valley, San Antonio all produce this white

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Chile

Where is Maipo?

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Argentina

Where is MAipu?

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Argentina, Salta Province

Where is Cafayete

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Mendoza

Where is Uco Valley and Maipu

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Aconcagua

Where is Casablanca?

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Central Valley

Where is MAipo and Rapel?

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Rapel

Where are these sub-region: Cachapoal & Colchagua Valley?