Flashcards in Winemaking & Viticulture Deck (14)
What is the meaning of "settling" in winemaking?
Settling is a technique used during élevage, in which wine is allowed to clarify naturally, as lees settle to the bottom of the barrel (débourage in French)
What is and what is it used for, the Biodynamic Preparation 500?
Cow Manure placed in a cow horn, buried during the winter
Usually the first preparation used to trasnistion to Organic/Biodynamic Viticulture
Name of the persons that developed the system of classifying wine regions by measuring heat summation.
Amerine and Winkler
Much-used French name for Powdery Mildew.
EU maximum permitted levels of total sulphur dioxide in dry red and dry white wines.
Dry red: 150 mg/lt
Dry white: 200 mg/lt
What is Granvas?
Spanish term for sparkling wine made by the Charmat method
What does the French term "éraflage" mean?
One hectare is equal to how many acres?
French term used to describe grapes which have been dried, or partially dried, before fermentation to increase sugar content (vin de Paille).
French term for "racking".
What is Sylvoz?
Vine-training system developed by the Italian grower Carlo Sylvoz, suited to vines of high vigour, where high yields are acceptable, and where it is necessary to minimize pruning labour
Where and when did Gyropalette or Girasol were developed?
What two things does Chaptilization provide more of in the finished wine?
Increases final alcohol and glycerin content of the wine