Flashcards in Argentina Deck (57)
Name the parents of Côt (Malbec).
Magdeleine Noire des Charentes
When was the first vines planted in Argentina?
Most important subregion of Salta, that concentrates 70% of the vineyards in the Calchaquies Valleys.
Second most planted red grape of Argentina.
Most important subregion of La Rioja.
Argentina's first controlled appellation for Malbec.
Luján de Cuyo (1993)
Name the two southernmost regions of Mendoza.
What is the wine that was one of the first consulting projects (1988) of Michel Rolland outside France?
First vintage of Catena Alta Malbec.
What is the name of the winery that was created by winemaker Paul Hobbs?
First vintage of Cheval des Andes.
What is the star subregion of La Rioja in Argentina? What is the most cultivated grape there?
Name the parents of Torrontés Riojano.
Criolla Chica (Mission)
Muscat Of Alexandria
Name the Donald Hess' estate in Salta and how high are its vineyards.
Name the four provinces that are located in the North Region of Argentina.
What pink-skinned varieties occupy 30% of Argentina's vineyards?
Where are Mendoza's highest vineyards?
Uco Valley (to the west of Mendoza)
Name Argentina's second largest wine producing province (region).
Where was the Mendoza Chardonnay clone developed?
When was Malbec introduced to Argentina?
Argentina's Bonarda has been identified as what?
Genetically distinct from the northern Italian grape of the same name
It is Savoie's Douce Noir or Corbeau (Charbono in California)
Name the northern most wine region of Argentina.
What is the promising department is Salta that is appearing on Torrontés labels? Name two producers located here.
Cafayate (and Molinos)
Etchart / San Pedro De Yacochuya
What are the two departments of Mendoza that provide the best traditional sites for Malbec?
Luján de Cuyo
White grapes, such as Chardonnay and Semillon, are cultivated with success in high elevations of what departments of Mendoza?
What does Reserva and Gran Reserva indicate on an Argentinian wine label?
Reserva: 6 months for white / 12 months for red
Gran Reserva: 12 months for white / 24 months for red
(introduced in 2008 / no pink-skinned varieties)
Name the provinces (regions) that are located in the Cuyo Region, Argentina.
Name Mendoza's two DOC's.
Luján de Cuyo
Name the province's (regions) of Patagonia, Argentina.