Wine 8

20 Questions  I  By Hwangjane on April 28, 2012

  

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1.  The most commonly made red varietal wine in California starts with this grape
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2.  Used for sparkling wine production in California and France
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3.  Grown in the best vineyards in the Burgundy district of France
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4.  When off odors, particularly the acetaldehyde odor of oxidation, predominate in a wine
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5.  Grown in the best vineyards of Bordeaux, France
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6.  Refer to the five wines marked A, B, C, D, and E in the article "Napa Pinot Noirs Still Rank at the Top" (page 177) from the SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, May 8, 1991. Which wine has an off odor?
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7.  Descriptors from the floral and tropical fruit segments of the aroma wheel are used less often for red table wines than they are for white table wines.
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8.  The higher alcohol contents and stronger odors of red wines, when compared to white wines, might lead you to have more olfactory fatigue while tasting red wines versus white wines?
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9.  The most commonly made blush varietal wine in California starts with this grape
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10.  A California wine made from Pinot Noir grapes with warmer fermentation temperatures and oak aging would be?
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11.  From the Rhone Valley of France, called Petite Sirah by some california wineries
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12.  Most vegetative/erbaceous red wine on the list
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13.  Most likely to be vinified by carbonic maceration
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14.  A fruity raspberry aroma is typical of this variety when young; originally from Italy
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15.  Refer to the five wines marked A, B, C, D, and E in the article "Napa Pinot Noirs Still Rank at the Top" (page 177) from the SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, May 8, 1991. Which of the sound wines would you predict to have the shortest aging life in the bottle?
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16.  Which odor descriptors would you expect to find in the bottle bouquet of a fine, well-aged 1978 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon?
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17.  Which odor descriptor would you expect to find in a fine bottle of 1992 Napal Valley Carbenet Sauvignon?
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18.  Which odor descriptor would you expect to find in a fine bottle of Napal Valley Carbenet Sauvignon that was spoiled by vinegar bacteria?
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19.  Which red table wind on the list below would you predict would have the darkest color and most tannin? It also can have an aroma of fresh ground black pepper. All are from the same vintage
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20.  Which sensory change on the lit below would you not expect as a fine bottle of Carbenet Sauvignon ages?
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