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1

What is the local grape variety that is mainly used for the production of red and rose wines in Fronton?

Negrette (mnm 50%)

2

Name of the traditional bottle of Provencal rose wines.

Corset or Skittle

3

Common name for Muscat of Alexandria in Roussillon.

Muscat Romain

4

Most important sub-appellation of Minervois in the Languedoc.

La Liviniere

5

Grape varieties allowed in Madiran AOC.

Tannat (60-80%)
Cabernet Sauvignon
Cabernet Franc
Fer

6

Star producer of Palette AOP.

Chateau Simone

7

Patrimonio AOP rouge is made of a minimum 90% of what grape?

Nielluccio

8

Best and most popular estate in Les Baux-de-Provence.

Domaine de Trevallon

9

First region of Corsica to gain AOC status.

Patrimonio

10

Name the five sub-appellations that are permitted to add their names to Cotes de Provence.

Frejus
La Londe
Pierrefeu
Sainte-Victoire
Notre-Dame des Anges (added 2019)

11

Most highly regarded region of Provence for its red wines.

Bandol

12

Which small AOC of Provence is located around the town of Nice?

Bellet

13

In which AOC of Provence does Domaine de Trevallon belongs?

Les Baux de Provence

14

When was the first AOC of Provence been established and what is its name?

1936
Cassis

15

Name the smallest AOC of Provence.

Palette

16

Name the newest and most northerly AOC of Provence.

Pierrevert (1998)

17

Very rare grape (almost extinct Provencal variety) that is a member of the Claret ampelographic group, that in 2009 was less than a hectare remaining in France. Chateau Simone still has a few vines that are included in their red blend.

Teoulier Noir

18

Bandol's "champion" grape.

Mourvedre

19

Within which region of France Pacherenc du Vic-Bihl is produced and from which grapes?

Madiran
Courbu, Petit Courbu, Gros Manseng and Petit Manseng

20

What is Estaing?

Extremelly small AOC of France, located in South France, producing red wines based on Fer and Gamay and white wines from Chenin Blanc

21

Name the red grape varieties used in Irouleguy.

Tannat
Cabernet Sauvignon
Cabernet Franc

22

Name the grapes used in the production of Blanquette de Limoux AOC sparkling wines.

Mauzac (90%)
Chardonnay
Chenin Blanc

23

Minimum percentage of Grenache in Banyuls Grand Cru and minimum ageing.

75%
30 months

24

What style of wines are produced in Saussignac?

Sweet white wines

25

Where is Chateau de Flaugergues located?

La Mejanelle, within Languedoc AOC, east of Montpellier

26

Where is Chateau de Cedre located?

Cahors

27

What is Cartegene?

Traditional, largely domestically produced, strong, sweet aperitif of the Languedoc, made rather like a Vin de Liqueur

28

Local name for Fer Servadou in Madiran.

Pinenc

29

Are roses in Cotes de Provence bottled varietally?

No (must be blended from at least two varieties)

30

Which region is known as the birthplace of French wine?

Provence