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1

Minimum sugar concentration for Vendange Tardive in Alsace.

Riesling and Muscat 244 gr/lt
Gewurztraminer and Pinot Gris 270 gr/lt

2

Minimum sugar concentration for Selection de Grains Nobles in Alsace.

Riesling and Muscat 276 gr/lt
Gewurztraminer and Pinot Gris 306 gr/lt

3

Temperatures of fermentation for Riesling, Muscat and Pinot Gris in Alsace.

14-16

4

Temperatures of fermentation for Gewurztraminer in Alsace.

21

5

Name the 13 communes that can me mentioned on the label, alongside "AOC Alsace".

Bergheim
Blienschwiller
Saint-Hippolyte
Côtes de Barr
Côteaux du Haut Koenigsbourg
Cote de Rouffach
Vallee Noble
Klevener de Heiligenstein
Val Saint-Grégoire
Ottrott
Wolxheim
Rodern
Scherwiller

6

Allowed grapes for the production of Cremant d' Alsace.

Pinot Blanc (most common)
Riesling
Pinot Gris
Auxerrois
Chardonnay
Pinot Noir

7

Maximum yield and minimum abv of Cremant d' Alsace.

80 hl/ha
9%
(Traditional method / 9 months minimum on lees / 4 atm minimum pressure / 100 lt per 150 kg of grapes)

8

Grape varieties allowed in the Grand Cru.

Riesling
Muscat
Pinot Gris
Gewurztraminer
*(Sylvaner is only allowed in Zotzenberg)

9

Within which Grand Cru is the Clos Ste-Hune of Trimbach located?

Rosacker

10

Within which Grand Cru is the Cuvee Particuliere of Beyer located?

Pfersigberg

11

Percentage of white wines in Alsace.

90%

12

Classic Grand Cru vineyard of Alsace that has volcanic soils.

Rangen

13

Which Grand Cru of Alsace was the latest and when was it added?

Kaefferkopf
2007

14

Name the varieties of Muscat that we come across in Alsace.

Muscat Blanc A Petits Grains
Muscat Rose A Petits Grains
Muscat Ottonel

15

What does Edelzwicker mean?

Noble mixture
White wine made from one or more of the grape varieties allowed for AOC Alsace, not including Chardonnay

16

What is an Alsace Gentil?

It is an Edelzwicker including a minimum 50% of Riesling, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Gris and/or Muscat

17

Name the smallest and largest Grand Cru of Alsace.

Smallest Grand Cru is Kanzlerberg (3.2 ha) and the largest is Schlossberg (80.3 ha)

18

What are the two Grand Cru vineyards notable for blending in Alsace?

Altenberg de Bergheim / Kaefferkopf

19

Maximum permitted yield for Alsace Grand Cru AOC (hl/ha).

55 hl/ha (reduced in 2001 from 70 hl/ha)

20

Clos Saint-Landelin is a part of which Grand Cru of Alsace?

Vorbourg

21

In which commune of production is Altenberg de Bergheim located?

Molsheim

22

Which grape varieties are used in Cotes de Toul AOC Blanc?

Auxerrois
Aubin

23

When did Altenberg de Bergheim receive a degree to authorize blends?

2005

24

Which Grand Cru of Alsace is associated with the legend of dragon blood in the soil?

Brand

25

Who established the list of Grand Crus in Alsace?

Organisation Professionnelle du Vignoble d'Alsace

26

What type of soils do we come across in Engelberg Grand Cru?

Limestone

27

When was the mention Alsace Grand Cru created?

1975

28

What is the main grape of Florimont Grand Cru?

Gewurztraminer

29

Chasselas is allowed in blends of Alsace only if it was planted before when?

March 26th 2005

30

Who produces Clos St. Urbain? What village is it located near? What is the soil type of this vineyard?

Domaine Zind-Humbrecht / Thann / Volcanic soils