Bordeaux And Southwest France

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Bordeaux Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Which ONE of the following pairs are both applicable to Haut-Medoc?
    • A. 

      Chateau Haut Brion and Semillon

    • B. 

      Limestone and Sauvignon Blanc

    • C. 

      Chateau Margaux and Cabernet Sauvignon

    • D. 

      Gravel and Chardonnay

  • 2. 
    Which style of wine is Haut-Medoc best known for?
    • A. 

      Early-drinking, mid-priced reds from Merlot only

    • B. 

      Medium-bodied, high priced reds from Sauvignon Blanc

    • C. 

      Blended, premium reds from Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot

    • D. 

      Full-bodied, inexpensive reds from Cabernet Sauvignon only

  • 3. 
    Which one of the following grape varieties are allowed in the production of Enre-Deux-Mers? 1.  Merlot 2.  Petite Verdot 3.  Sauvignon Blanc 4.  Semillon 5.  Malbec 6.  Cabernet Sauvignon
    • A. 

      All

    • B. 

      3, 4, and 5 only

    • C. 

      3 and 4 only

    • D. 

      4 only

  • 4. 
    Which ONE of the following grape varieties is most associated with Pomerol?
    • A. 

      Merlot

    • B. 

      Cabernet Sauvignon

    • C. 

      Semillon

    • D. 

      Sauvignon Blanc

  • 5. 
    Which ONE of the following black grape varieties is the most widely planted in Bordeaux?
    • A. 

      Merlot

    • B. 

      Cabernet Sauvignon

    • C. 

      Malbec

    • D. 

      Petit Verdot

  • 6. 
    Which ONE of the following is an AC for red wines only?
    • A. 

      Bergerac

    • B. 

      Saint-Emilion

    • C. 

      Premieres Cotes de Bordeaux

    • D. 

      Pessac-Leognan

  • 7. 
    What are the ideal autumn weather conditions for the development of noble rot?
    • A. 

      Steady daily rainfall and high average temperatures

    • B. 

      Continuous sunshine and cold nights

    • C. 

      Misty mornings and sunny afternoons

    • D. 

      Complete absence of rain with mist during the entire day

  • 8. 
    Which ONE of the following white grape varieties is extensively planted in Bergerac?
    • A. 

      Chardonnay

    • B. 

      Pinot Blanc

    • C. 

      Roussanne

    • D. 

      Sauvignon Blanc

  • 9. 
    Which ONE of the following statements is true?
    • A. 

      Cahors is a wine made from Malbec and Sauvignon Blanc

    • B. 

      Madiran can be a red or white wine made from Bordeaux varieties

    • C. 

      Cahors is a wine made from a blend of Cabernet Franc and Merlot Grapes

    • D. 

      Bergerac makes wines similar in style to Bordeaux

  • 10. 
    Which ONE of the following regions uses the Tannat grape?
    • A. 

      Bergerac

    • B. 

      Saint-Julien

    • C. 

      Pomerol

    • D. 

      Madiran

  • 11. 
    Which ONE of the following statements is false?
    • A. 

      Monbazillac is a sweet white wine

    • B. 

      Madiran wine is made exclusively from Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot

    • C. 

      Cahors can be made by blending Malbec and Merlot

    • D. 

      Cotes de Gascogne IGP is produced in the south west of France

  • 12. 
    Bordeaux has a moderate _________ climate that benefits from the warming effect of the Gulf Stream.
  • 13. 
    The two biggest vineyard concerns in Bordeaux are fungal disease and variable levels of ripeness.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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