Wine Education: The Ultimate WSET L2 Review Test!

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Wine Education: The Ultimate WSET L2 Review Test!

When you go out to the club, there is something you pay attention to, such as how the drinks are mixed and which ones are available in some clubs and not all of the others. If you are working in the industry or are a wine and spirit enthusiasts, then this WSET L2 Review Test is for you. Give it a shot and see just how knowledgeable you are.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Nuits-Saint-George

    • B. 

      Burgundy

    • C. 

      Pfalz

    • D. 

      Margaret RIver

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Sweet

    • B. 

      High-Acid

    • C. 

      High-Tannin

    • D. 

      Creamy

  • 3. 
    _______  adds buttery and creamy flavors to the wine.
    • A. 

      Fermenting with peels

    • B. 

      Barrel fermenting

    • C. 

      Malolactic fermentation

    • D. 

      Fermenting in stainless-steel vessels

  • 4. 
    Choose the three New Zealand regions knows for growing Pinot Noir.
    • A. 

      Marlborough

    • B. 

      Sanoma

    • C. 

      Central Otego

    • D. 

      Martinborough

    • E. 

      Mendozza

  • 5. 
    Barrel-Fermenting is for red wines.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    If grapes are grown in scorching temperatures, what can happen?
    • A. 

      The grapes become bloated and flavors are diluted.

    • B. 

      The grapes over-ripen.

    • C. 

      The leaves on the vine shut down.

    • D. 

      The grapes take longer to ripen.

  • 7. 
    A standard ISO tasting glass is how tall?
    • A. 

      120-130 mm

    • B. 

      100-110 mm

    • C. 

      140-150 mm

    • D. 

      150-160 mm

  • 8. 
    The taste buds that detect bitterness are located in the center of the tongue.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Hotter climates encourage what in red wine?
    • A. 

      Higher color and tannin

    • B. 

      Higher alcohol content

    • C. 

      Fuller body

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    Which is a traditional Protected Designation of Origin term for Italian wines?
    • A. 

      Indicazione Geografica Protetta (IGP)

    • B. 

      Denominazione di Origine Controllata e Garantita (DOCG)

    • C. 

      Denominazione di Origine Protetta (DOP)

    • D. 

      Denominacion de Origen Calificada (DOCa)

  • 11. 
    What are the main Pinot Noir regions of Germany?
    • A. 

      Pfalz

    • B. 

      Gershutzte

    • C. 

      Landwein

    • D. 

      Baden

  • 12. 
    Chablis Chardonnays are:
    • A. 

      Medium-Dry

    • B. 

      Bone-Dry

    • C. 

      Sweet

    • D. 

      Medium Sweet

  • 13. 
    What is the term for a wine that has been most likely oaked by using staves or chips?
  • 14. 
    Wines oaked with staves or chips are allowed within both PDO's and IGP's.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    • A. 

      High-acidity wines

    • B. 

      High-tannin wines

    • C. 

      Sweet wines

    • D. 

      Medium-bodied wines

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Crushed, pressed, fermented, matured, bottled

    • B. 

      Crushed, pressed, fermented, bottled, matured

    • C. 

      Pressed, crushed, fermented, matured, bottled

    • D. 

      Crushed, fermented, pressed, matured, bottles

  • 17. 
    Please select all of the South American regions of Chardonnay.
    • A. 

      Central valley

    • B. 

      Mendozza

    • C. 

      Western Cape

    • D. 

      Casablanca valley

  • 18. 
    Which are the three Chardonnay regions of Australia?
    • A. 

      Yarra Valley, Adelaide Hills, Carneros

    • B. 

      Margaret River, Adelaide Hills, Yarra Valley

    • C. 

      Adelaide Hills, Hawkes Bay, Yarra Valley

    • D. 

      Margaret River, Sanoma, Mendozza

  • 19. 
    Choose the four regions of Red Burdgundy's Pinot Noir.
    • A. 

      Nuit-Saint-Georges

    • B. 

      Chablis

    • C. 

      Pommard

    • D. 

      Beaune

    • E. 

      Gevrey-Chambertin

  • 20. 
    Pinot Noir grapes prefer what climate?
    • A. 

      Cool climate

    • B. 

      Moderate climate

    • C. 

      Warm climate

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    Chardonnay can grow in what climate?
    • A. 

      Cool climates

    • B. 

      Moderate climates

    • C. 

      Warm climates

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      Coffee

    • B. 

      Walnut

    • C. 

      Toffee

    • D. 

      Buttery

    • E. 

      Vanilla

    • F. 

      Hazlenut

    • G. 

      Fig

  • 23. 
    What are three villages cities in France's Burgundy region known for their Chardonnay grapes?
    • A. 

      Mersailles

    • B. 

      Nice

    • C. 

      Puligny-Montrachet

    • D. 

      Meursault

    • E. 

      Pouilly-Fuisse

  • 24. 
    Choose Australia's Pinot Noir regions.
    • A. 

      Yarra Valley

    • B. 

      Margaret's River

    • C. 

      Adelaide Hills

    • D. 

      Mornington Penninsula

  • 25. 
    Choose South America's Pinot Noir regions.
    • A. 

      Central Valley

    • B. 

      Casablanca Valley

    • C. 

      San Antonio

    • D. 

      Western Cape