Chambar Wikia Wine Quiz!

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Chambar Wikia Wine Quiz!

Welcome to the wikia wine quiz. The first person to submit a 100% test score will receive 25 points toward their weekly total points. Thanks for participating!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Sparkling wine made in the ‘Metodo Classico’ aka ‘Traditionelle’ or ‘Champagne Method’:
    • A. 

      Is the only style in which all sparkling wine is made

    • B. 

      Undergoes the carbonation-causing, secondary fermentation in bottle

    • C. 

      Undergoes the carbonation-causing, secondary fermentation in stainless steel tank

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    What is the grape variety in 'Muscadet'?
    • A. 

      Riesling

    • B. 

      Muscadet

    • C. 

      Melon

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Two of the wines on our BTG list are from Piedmont. Where is Piedmont?
    • A. 

      North-West Italy

    • B. 

      Southern Italy

    • C. 

      Northern France

    • D. 

      Slovenia

  • 4. 
    ‘Kabinett’ on the label is?
    • A. 

      First of six levels on a ripeness scale that qualifies German quality wine

    • B. 

      An indication that the grapes were harvested at the optimal ripeness to produce a lighter style of Riesling.

    • C. 

      Literally translated to 'cabinet'. As in, the wine is of a notable quality that is good enough for the vintner's wine cabinet.

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    Altos Las Hormigas ‘Terroir' Malbec is from?
    • A. 

      The Maipo Valley, Chile

    • B. 

      The Uco valley, Argentina

    • C. 

      Rioja, Spain

    • D. 

      The Loire Valley, France

  • 6. 
    Sherry is?
    • A. 

      A wine that has a distilled spirit added to it

    • B. 

      Typically made with the white Palomino grape variety

    • C. 

      Ranges from dry to sweet

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      A and b only

  • 7. 
    The geographic location of the Mosel Valley in Germany is? What are some classic characteristics of Riesling in this important region?
    • A. 

      Northwest. Light body, off dry-sweet, floral with citrus and lemon curd.

    • B. 

      Southeast. Light body, always sweet, honeyed with low acid.

    • C. 

      Southwest. Light body, off dry-sweet, with citrus, apple and wet slate.

    • D. 

      Mosel is a river and grapes do not grow in and around the valley surrounding.

  • 8. 
    Terre del Barolo ‘Verduno’ Pelaverga 2013 is best described as: 
    • A. 

      A full bodied red wine with black cherry, plum and smoke

    • B. 

      A medium bodied red wine, with wild brambly fruit, mushrooms and damp earth

    • C. 

      A light bodied white wine with fresh citrus tones, green apple and toasty vanilla

    • D. 

      A light bodied red wine with quenching acidity, cherry toned fruit, and black pepper

  • 9. 
     What answer best describes the Bodega Hidalgo Manzanilla Pasada Sherry that we serve as an aperitif?  
    • A. 

      This is a warm, toasty, oak-scented Sherry that is sweet and full-bodied.

    • B. 

      This is a floral, blossom-y, slightly effervescent Sherry that showcases lots of fresh, fruity aroma.

    • C. 

      This is a savoury, dry, and citrus-toned Sherry. The flavours are bright and quenching with a specific saline nuance.

    • D. 

      This is a dark-toned Sherry showcasing characteristics of black berry, stones, and jam.

  • 10. 
    Gruner Veltliner is?
    • A. 

      Indigenous to Italy

    • B. 

      A full bodied white wine with toasty oak nuances

    • C. 

      A white grape that is Austrias most important contribution to the world of wine

    • D. 

      B and c

  • 11. 
    What is unique about the Syrah vines at Nichol? What is 'Nate's Vineyard'?  
    • A. 

      They are planted on a sandy site above the town of Kelowna. 'Nate's Vineyard' is the oldest block in this vineyard.

    • B. 

      Nichol has the oldest Syrah vines in Canada planted in 1990. 'Nate's Vineyard' is a vineyard selection from the very oldest low-yielding vines.

    • C. 

      Nichol has the oldest Syrah vines in Canada planted in 1990. 'Nate's Vineyard' is their youngest Syrah vineyard planted in 2006.

    • D. 

      Nichol has the oldest Syrah vines in Canada planted in 1990. They are planted in even rows on large, rounded, heat-eminating stones called 'galets'. 'Nate's Vineyard' contains the biggest 'galets.'

  • 12. 
    "Hautes-Cotes de Nuits" on the 'Jean-Claude Boisset Bourgogne' label refers to:  
    • A. 

      Chardonnay that has been aged in new french oak for up to 1 year

    • B. 

      A region in Burgundy that only produces Chardonnay

    • C. 

      A sub-region and special outcrop of vineyards at the top of the slope in the Cotes de Nuits

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Mencia is: 
    • A. 

      A large wine producing region in Northwestern Spain

    • B. 

      A white wine grape that is mainly used in blends

    • C. 

      A red wine grape native to Spain

    • D. 

      The primary grape in Sherry

  • 14. 
    Describe Muscadet in two words as if you were to describe it to a guest.   
    • A. 

      "Oaky and full bodied."

    • B. 

      "Tart and acidy"

    • C. 

      "Dry and crisp"

    • D. 

      "Aromatic and soft"

  • 15. 
    What are the grape(s) that are the foundation for both our Bollinger Champagne and our Blue Mountain 'Gold Label' Methode Traditionelle Brut?  
    • A. 

      Pinot Noir and Chardonnay

    • B. 

      Chardonnay only.

    • C. 

      Muscat and Pinot Gris.

    • D. 

      Pinot Noir only.

  • 16. 
    Chinon is:
    • A. 

      Always 100% Cabernet Franc

    • B. 

      A family estate (est. 1891) that produces organic and biodynamic wines

    • C. 

      An appellation and wine region in the Loire Valley in France

    • D. 

      A red grape variety

  • 17. 
    A guest asks for a glass of Prosecco. What would be the best substitution? 
    • A. 

      Any of the sparkling wines by the glass.

    • B. 

      Blue Mountain Brut. Best to suggest local. Notes of Brioche and lemon curd, much like Prosecco.

    • C. 

      Caves São João. Most similar to Prosecco. Light and fresh. Showcases crisp, bright fruit.

    • D. 

      Always suggest Bollinger. The very best!

  • 18. 
    Which of the following is most true about the Meyer Family Vineyard Riesling?  
    • A. 

      Meyer is a small family estate best known for their production of Riesling and other aromatic grape varieties.

    • B. 

      Meyer sources their Riesling grapes from many vineyards up and down the west coast of North America.

    • C. 

      Meyer is a small family estate best known for their production of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. This Riesling project is a bit of a curiosity for them.

    • D. 

      The Meyer Riesling is unique in that its a toasty, full bodied style that has been fermented in oak.

  • 19. 
    The 'Terroir' Series from Altos Las Hormigas :1. focuses on, and showcases individual site 2. is planted on limestone rich soil3. is aged in new french oak barrels for at least 6 months4. is all organic and biodynamic
    • A. 

      1 only

    • B. 

      1, 2, and 4

    • C. 

      2 and 4

    • D. 

      1,2,3,4

  • 20. 
    Ridge Geyserville is a blend with the majority of the blend being? 
    • A. 

      Cabernet Sauvignon

    • B. 

      Zinfandel

    • C. 

      Cabernet Franc

    • D. 

      Carignane

  • 21. 
    'Bruto' means:
    • A. 

      Off-dry

    • B. 

      Dry

    • C. 

      Old vines

    • D. 

      Sparkling

  • 22. 
    The Verus Riesling 2012 from Ormoz, Slovenia is dry. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Our white and red BTG list is organized from lightest in body and style to fullest.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Blue Mountain ‘Gold Label’ Brut is made in the same method as Champagne. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    The Nichol ‘Nates Vineyard’ Syrah is a full-bodied wine. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    Wynns Estate (est. 1891) is Coonawarras most important and deep-rooted winery and is synonymous with the region.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    At Chambar we offer a ½ glass (taster) and ½ litre pour option to our guests.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    What are the 2 grape varieties in the Sea Star Salish Sea? __________ & ______________. What is their Country of origin? ____________________
  • 29. 
    What allows Bollinger to command a $32/gls price? 
  • 30. 
    Name 2 wines to suggest when a guest asks for Sauvignon Blanc? 
  • 31. 
    Chianti Classico is based on the  ___________________ grape variety.
  • 32. 
    The grape in the ‘Fontanafredda Gavi di Gavi’ is? ____________________
  • 33. 
    Where is the Chardonnay on our list from? Describe the characteristics of this wine. 
  • 34. 
    Choose 1 ‘Grosses Pieces' (main course) from our menu. Pair a BTG wine and describe why you chose it.Main course:Wine:Why?
  • 35. 
    List any 2 reasons why Ridge Vineyards ‘Geyserville’ Zinfandel Blend is an iconic wine?1.2.
  • 36. 
    Type all that you know about Chardonnay. 
  • 37. 
    What is your favourite wine by the glass? Why?
  • 38. 
    FILL IN THE BLANKS:
  • 39. 
    ______________ • Gavi di Gavi • 2014 Piedmont, Italy
  • 40. 
    _________  _________ • Chianti Classico (Sangiovese) • 2010 Tuscany, Italy
  • 41. 
    Badenhorst • ‘Secateurs’ Chenin Blanc • 2014 Swartland, ________  ________
  • 42. 
    Ridge Vineyards • ‘______________' Zinfandel Blend • 2012 Sonoma, California
  • 43. 
    Jean-Claude Boisset • ___________  ______ - ________  ___  ________ (Chardonnay) • 2012 Burgundy, France 
  • 44. 
    _____ __ __ _________ • Fleurie (Gamay Noir) • 2014 Beaujolais, France
  • 45. 
    Castro Ventosa • ‘El Castro de Valtuille’ ________ Joven • 2013 Bierzo, Spain
  • 46. 
    Friedrich-Wilhelm-Gymnasium • ‘Graacher Himmelreich’ Riesling Kabinett • 2010 _______, Germany
  • 47. 
    Wynns Coonawarra Estate • ‘Black Label’ Cabernet Sauvignon • 2012 ______________, Australia
  • 48. 
    Terre del Barolo •  ‘Verduno’ Pelaverga • 2013 __________, Italy
  • 49. 
    Is there a wine that you would love to see being poured here by the glass for you to share and sell? Note it below!
  • 50. 
    Is there anything that you would like to know more about in the world of wine? Note it below!
  • 51. 
    Finally, what could the wine program at Chambar be doing better for you? Be honest. We aim to support you and inspire you as best as we possibly can.