Flashcards in France - Rhone Deck (54)
Most famous climats of Hermitage.
In which village is the main facilities of E. Guical?
When was the Hermitage AOC established?
Which producer released the first estate-bottled Chateauneuf-du-Pape and in what year?
Chateau La Nerthe
Name the five producers of Hermitage that make up 80% of the appellation.
Domaine Jean-Louis Chave
Paul Jaboulet Aine
Cave de Tain l'Hermitage
Minimum percentage of Clairette in the Cremant de Die.
55% (the rest Aligote and Muscat Blanc A Petits Grains)
Most famous of the Cotes du Rhone Villages, located on the right bank of the river.
How many hectares is Chateau-Grillet?
How many villages have the right to have their names printed on the Cotes du Rhone AOC label?
Most southerly appellation of the Rhone Valley.
Costieres de Nimes
Where is Thierry Allemand located? He produces his top wines from which two lieux-dits?
Reynard and Les Chaillots
Name three of the best producers of Condrieu.
Jean Michel Gerin
Which appellation is dedicated exclusively to rose production in Rhone and what is the dominant grape of these wines?
What is the name of Alain Graillot's top Crozes-Hermitage bottling that is only bottled in the best vintages?
What are Guical's Ermitage Blanc and Rouge bottlings called?
What style of wines are produced in Vacqueyras?
Red (95% of the production)
White (4% of the production)
What are the grape requirements for Hermitage and Crozes-Hermitage red wines?
Minimum 85% Syrah
Maximum 15% Marsanne and/or Roussanne
What is the unique soil type found in Condrieu called?
What kind of barrels is Northern Rhone Syrah typically fermented in?
Large oak foudres
How is a methode ancestrale wine produced?
Wine is bottled before fermentation is complete thus the CO2 is trapped in the bottle
What are the best soil types that characterize the best vineyards of Cote Rotie, Condrieu and Hermitage?
Heat-retaining granitic and schistous soils
Muscat de Beaumes-de-Venise AOP minimum residual sugar and alcohol.
The wines must contain at least 100g/L of sugar and feature at least 15% alcohol content
What is the name of the major soil type in Cornas?
Decomposed granite, resulting in clay like sands known as “Gores”
The Northern Rhone extends from what city to which city?
Vienne to Valence
What does co-fermenting with Viognier provide for the wines of Cote Rotie?
Stabilizes red wine colour and moderates tannin extraction
What is the largest AOP in Southern Rhone?
Cotes du Rhone
What is the climate of Southern Rhone?
What are the two slopes nearest to Ampuis that are considered the heart of the appellation?
Name the Condrieu bottlings that Cuilleron produces.
La Petite Cote