French Wine Quiz Facts And Questions! Trivia Quiz

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French Wine Quiz Facts And Questions! Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the smallest french AOC (Protected Designation of Origin)?
    • A. 

      Gigondas

    • B. 

      Romanée Conti

    • C. 

      Chateau Grillet

    • D. 

      Sancerre

  • 2. 
    What is the last Château which entered in the classification of « Médoc vintage wines »?
    • A. 

      Chateau Mouton Rothschild

    • B. 

      Chateau Lafite Rothschild

    • C. 

      Chateau Cantemerle

    • D. 

      Chateau Haut-Brion

  • 3. 
    In which region are Pauillac, St-Estephe, and St-Julien?
    • A. 

      Graves

    • B. 

      Saint Emilion

    • C. 

      Medoc

    • D. 

      Pomerol

  • 4. 
    Where does the wine Chateauneuf-du-Pape come from?
    • A. 

      Bordeaux

    • B. 

      Burgundy

    • C. 

      The Loire Valley

    • D. 

      The Rhone Valley

  • 5. 
    Where is the spiritual home of Riesling?
    • A. 

      Germany

    • B. 

      Austria

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Switzerland

  • 6. 
    For Cognac, what is the term used when the youngest brandy of the assembly is 6-year-old (minimum)?
    • A. 

      V.S

    • B. 

      V.S.O.P

    • C. 

      X.O

    • D. 

      Hors d'Age

  • 7. 
    Chateau Petrus is based on which grape variety?
    • A. 

      Malbec

    • B. 

      Merlot

    • C. 

      Cabernet Franc

    • D. 

      Nebbiolo

  • 8. 
    What is the surface classified in AOC (Protected Designation of Origin) of Sancerre?
    • A. 

      1 000 hectares

    • B. 

      3 600 hectares

    • C. 

      10 000 hectares

    • D. 

      18 300 hectares

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is not a major grape variety of Alsace?
    • A. 

      Muscat

    • B. 

      Semillon

    • C. 

      Gewurztraminer

    • D. 

      Pinot Gris

  • 10. 
    Which famous British Prime Minister appears within a champagne name?
    • A. 

      Edward Heath

    • B. 

      Margaret Thatcher

    • C. 

      Harold Wilson

    • D. 

      Winston Churchill

  • 11. 
    What proportion of Provence wine production represents the «Rosé» wine?
    • A. 

      28%

    • B. 

      53%

    • C. 

      75%

    • D. 

      86%

  • 12. 
    The northern portion of the Rhone Valley is based on what grape variety?
    • A. 

      Grenache

    • B. 

      Syrah

    • C. 

      Cabernet Sauvignon

    • D. 

      Pinot Noir

  • 13. 
    In which region of France is Muscat Beaumes de Venise made?
    • A. 

      The Rhone Valley

    • B. 

      Burgundy

    • C. 

      The Loire Valley

    • D. 

      Cognac

  • 14. 
    Barrique is the name of a:
    • A. 

      French oak barrel

    • B. 

      French grape variety

    • C. 

      French vintage wine

    • D. 

      French cellar

  • 15. 
    The famous French wine Chablis is made from which grape variety?
    • A. 

      Sauvignon Blanc

    • B. 

      Chenin Blanc

    • C. 

      Pinot Blanc

    • D. 

      Chardonnay

  • 16. 
    Which of these Champagne descriptions is the dryest?
    • A. 

      Brut

    • B. 

      Sec

    • C. 

      Demi-sec

    • D. 

      Extra-dry

  • 17. 
    Champagne obtains the naming « Extra-Brut » only if its sugar rate is:
    • A. 

      0g/L

    • B. 

    • C. 

    • D. 

  • 18. 
    How many bottles are holding the equivalent of a Jeroboam of Champagne?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8

  • 19. 
    What is the sole grape in blanc de blanc Champagne?
    • A. 

      Riesling

    • B. 

      Chenin Blanc

    • C. 

      Chardonnay

    • D. 

      Semillon

  • 20. 
    Where does Champagne acquire its unique bubbles from?
    • A. 

      Grapes

    • B. 

      Water used

    • C. 

      Secondary fermentation

    • D. 

      Soil quality