Flashcards in France - South France & Sud Ouest Deck (80)
What is the local grape variety that is mainly used for the production of red and rose wines in Fronton?
Negrette (mnm 50%)
Name of the traditional bottle of Provencal rose wines.
Corset or Skittle
Common name for Muscat of Alexandria in Roussillon.
Most important sub-appellation of Minervois in the Languedoc.
Grape varieties allowed in Madiran AOC.
Star producer of Palette AOP.
Patrimonio AOP rouge is made of a minimum 90% of what grape?
Best and most popular estate in Les Baux-de-Provence.
Domaine de Trevallon
First region of Corsica to gain AOC status.
Name the five sub-appellations that are permitted to add their names to Cotes de Provence.
Notre-Dame des Anges (added 2019)
Most highly regarded region of Provence for its red wines.
Which small AOC of Provence is located around the town of Nice?
In which AOC of Provence does Domaine de Trevallon belongs?
Les Baux de Provence
When was the first AOC of Provence been established and what is its name?
Name the smallest AOC of Provence.
Name the newest and most northerly AOC of Provence.
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.
Bandol's "champion" grape.
Within which region of France Pacherenc du Vic-Bihl is produced and from which grapes?
Courbu, Petit Courbu, Gros Manseng and Petit Manseng
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
Name the red grape varieties used in Irouleguy.
Name the grapes used in the production of Blanquette de Limoux AOC sparkling wines.
Minimum percentage of Grenache in Banyuls Grand Cru and minimum ageing.
What style of wines are produced in Saussignac?
Sweet white wines
Where is Chateau de Flaugergues located?
La Mejanelle, within Languedoc AOC, east of Montpellier
Where is Chateau de Cedre located?
What is Cartegene?
Traditional, largely domestically produced, strong, sweet aperitif of the Languedoc, made rather like a Vin de Liqueur
Local name for Fer Servadou in Madiran.
Are roses in Cotes de Provence bottled varietally?
No (must be blended from at least two varieties)