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1

Name the six communes that make up the Haut-Médoc (from north to south).

St.-Estèphe
Pauillac
St.-Julien
Listrac-Medoc
Moulis-Medoc
Margaux

2

Name the five communes of Sauternes (from north to south).

Barsac
Preignac
Bommes
Fargues
Sauternes

3

Name the satellites of St.-Emilion.

Montagne
Lussac
Puisseguin
St.-Georges

4

First "microcuvee" or "garage" wine of St.-Emilion.

Château Valandraud

5

The only 3rd growth of St.-Estèphe.

Château Calon Segur

6

Where do we come across "crasse de fer"?

Pomerol

7

When was the second wine of Château Mouton Rothschild introduced and what is its name?

1997
Le Petit Mouton

8

Name at least four vintages that no Chateau d'Yquem was produced.

2012
1992
1974
1972
1964
1952
1951
1930
1915
1910

9

Which is the northernmost classed-growth of the Medoc?

Château Calon Segur

10

First vintage of Le Pin.

1979

11

When was Château Mouton Rothschild upgraded to a 1st growth?

1973

12

Château Rauzan-Segla

2nd growth
Margaux

13

Château Talbot

4th growth
St.-Julien

14

Name the four Premiers Grands Crus Classes A of St.-Emilion.

Château Ausone
Château Cheval Blanc
Château Pavie (2012)
Château Angelus (2012)

15

What style of wines are produced in Saint-Croix-Du-Mont, Loupiac and Cadillac?

Sweet wines of lesser quality than Barsac and Sauternes

16

Château Lascombes

2nd growth
Margaux

17

First classified growth to earn certification for being 100% Biodynamic.

Château Pontet Canet

18

The "Enclos" vineyard is the heart of which classified Château?

Château Latour

19

Name the communes of Margaux AOC.

Margaux
Soussans
Arsac
Labarde
Cantenac

20

On which Chateau of St.Julien is the highest altitude?

Château Gruaud-Larose

21

Northernmost classified growth of Pauillac.

Château Lafite Rothschild

22

Château Batailley

5th growth
Pauillac

23

Château Du Tertre

5th growth
Margaux

24

When was the AOC Pessac-Leognan created?

1987

25

Which Château of Pomerol owns the largest vineyard area of the appellation?

Château De Sales (47,5 ha)

26

Which artist made the 1967 label of Mouton-Rothschild?

César

27

How many vineyards were granted with the cru bourgeois title in 2003? In 2020?

247

249

28

Which of Médoc First Growths has the most land planted with merlot?

Château Haut-Brion

29

Mouton-Rothschild is known for incorporating a different famous artist’s art on their label each vintage. When did this tradition began?

1945 (1924 by artist Jean Carlu was the first time though)

30

Who is the actual owner of Château Latour?

Francois Pinault