Cahors Malbec Wines : The Quiz !

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Cahors Malbec Wines : The Quiz !

Château Paillas offers you a quiz to test your knowledge about Cahors wines with several questions about geography, history, varietals, taste, flavor and terroir. . . Will you know everything about Cahors wine?


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  • 1. 
    Where is located Cahors wine district ?
    • A. 

      In Languedoc-Roussillon

    • B. 

      In South West France

    • C. 

      In Burgundy

    • D. 

      In the Rhone valley

  • 2. 
    When was established the vineyard of Cahors?
    • A. 

      In 50 BC, after the Roman conquest

    • B. 

      In the Middle Ages by Henry II of England

    • C. 

      In the early nineteenth century by Napoleon Bonaparte

  • 3. 
    Which type of soil you'll never find in Cahors wine district ?
    • A. 

      Clay and limestone

    • B. 

      Gravels

    • C. 

      Granitic

  • 4. 
    What is a Cahors wine ?
    • A. 

      A red still wine

    • B. 

      A red sweet wine

    • C. 

      A red sparkling wine

  • 5. 
    AOC Cahors wines are :
    • A. 

      Light-bodied wines

    • B. 

      Tannic wines

    • C. 

      Pale red wines

  • 6. 
    Which grape variety you can't find in a Cahors wine ?
    • A. 

      Malbec

    • B. 

      Merlot

    • C. 

      Cabernet Sauvignon

    • D. 

      Tannat

  • 7. 
    Which is not a typical flavor of Cahors wines ?
    • A. 

      Blackcurrant

    • B. 

      Liquorice

    • C. 

      Vanilla

    • D. 

      Violet

  • 8. 
    When does a Cahors wine reach its peak ?
    • A. 

      After few weeks

    • B. 

      After few months

    • C. 

      After several years of aging

  • 9. 
    Which dish is the best with Cahors wines ?
    • A. 

      Fish

    • B. 

      Meat

    • C. 

      Dessert

  • 10. 
    Where can you find a wine named "Kagor", an homage to the wine of Cahors ?
    • A. 

      In Greece

    • B. 

      In Crimea

    • C. 

      In Georgia (country)

    • D. 

      In Hungary