Bordeaux - Introductory Level

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Bordeaux - Introductory Level

This quiz is focused on knowledge and examination from the Court of Master Sommelier association. All the information are sourced from www. Guildsomm. Com and websites related to the subject.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which grape typically dominates the wines of Pomerol?  
    • A. 

      Malbec 

    • B. 

      Cabernet Sauvignon

    • C. 

      Merlot

    • D. 

      Cabernet Franc

    • E. 

      Petit Verdot

  • 2. 
    What soil in Bordeaux is most suitable for Cabernet Sauvignon?
    • A. 

      Limestone

    • B. 

      Granite

    • C. 

      Silt/Sandy

    • D. 

      Clay

    • E. 

      Gravel

  • 3. 
    Where is Château Latour located?
    • A. 

      Pessac - Léognan

    • B. 

      Pomerol

    • C. 

      Saint - Émilion

    • D. 

      Pauillac

    • E. 

      Médoc

  • 4. 
    Which of the following best describes the climate of Bordeaux?
    • A. 

      Moderate, maritime

    • B. 

      Hot, dry, arid

    • C. 

      Warm, sub-tropical

  • 5. 
    How is this wine classified? 
    • A. 

      First Growth 

    • B. 

      Second Growth

    • C. 

      Third Growth

    • D. 

      Fourth Growth

    • E. 

      Fifth Growth

  • 6. 
    In what year were the wines of Médoc first classified?
    • A. 

      1953

    • B. 

      2012

    • C. 

      1936

    • D. 

      1855

  • 7. 
    Which of the following appellations is located within Graves?
    • A. 

      Saint - Émilion

    • B. 

      Margaux

    • C. 

      Hermitage

    • D. 

      Pessac - Léognan

  • 8. 
    What are the main white grapes of Bordeaux?
    • A. 

      Chardonnay

    • B. 

      Riesling

    • C. 

      Sauvignon Blanc

    • D. 

      Sémillon

    • E. 

      Muscadelle

  • 9. 
    What is the most planted red grape in Bordeaux?
    • A. 

      Cabernet Sauvignon

    • B. 

      Petit Verdot

    • C. 

      Pinot Noir

    • D. 

      Malbec

    • E. 

      Merlot

  • 10. 
    Claret is a historical English term for the red wines of Bordeaux.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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