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