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Flashcards in WSET2 - Chapter 7 - Chardonnay Deck (31):
1

What are (3) winemaking processes by which flavors are added to Chardonnay

Malolactic fermentation, lees stirring and oak treatment.

2

What flavors are introduced by malolactic fermentation

Buttery, creamy and dairy based flavors

3

How does malolactic fermentation work

Malo acids are transformed to Lactic acids by yeasts

4

What flavors are introduced by oak into chardonnay

Toast, vanilla and coconut

5

Is Chablis oaked? What grape is used?

No, 100% Chardonnay

6

Chardonnays can/cannot be aged

Can

7

Chardonnays are full/medium/light bodied

Full bodied

8

What helps chardonnays develop a honeyed, nutty and savory complexity

Ageing - possible in the best ones

9

What climate does Chablis have?

Cool climate

10

A wine with a green fruit/citrus flavor and a smoky, flinty or mineral quality is a ______

Chablis

11

Describe two fruit flavors in a Chablis and three secondary flavors

Green fruit and citrus. Secondary: smoky, flinty and mineral

12

What region is in the heart of Burgundy

Cote d'Or

13

Chardonnay wines are mainly made in the South or North of the Cote d'Or?

South

14

What are the two main parts of the Cote d'Or? Which is North/South?

North: Cote de Nuit, South: Cote de Beaune.

15

Mersault is a white burgundy from _______

Cotes de Beaune

16

Puligny Montrachet is a white burgundy from _____

Cotes de Beaune

17

Malolactic fermentation and oak are/are not common in Mersault wines

ARE

18

What are the fruit flavors in a Puligny Motrachet wine as well as secondary characteristics

White stone fruit into tropical with vanilla, spice and savory notes

19

What vineyard in the Bourgogne is judged by many to produce the best Chardonnay wines?

Le Montrachet

20

The Maconnais produces what kind of chardonnay?

Large volume - its the most southernly location

21

Wines from Maconnais are/are not oaked

ARE NOT

22

What is the flavor profile of a chardonnay from Maconnais

Light and fruity - melon and citrus

23

Pouilly-Fuisse is/is not oaked

IS

24

What is the flavor profile of a Pouilly-Fuisse?

Tropical fruit- pineapple and melon - plus oak

25

Name three regions for premium Chardonnay in Australia

Margaret river, Adelaide hills, Yarra valley

26

Where is chardonnay made in New Zealand

Marlborough

27

Name two regions in California for premium chardonnay

Carneros and Sonoma

28

Where in Chile are they making premium chardonnay

Casablanca Valley

29

Where in Argentina are they making premium chardonnay

Mendoza

30

Where in South Africa are they making premium chardonnay

Walker Bay

31

What grape(s) can chardonnay be blended with

Semillion and Vigonier