France 01.txt

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France 01.txt
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2011-03-12 18:25:38
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ICC Sommelier France Overview Alsace
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France Overview, Alsace
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  1. State the quality levels of French wine
    Vin de Table, Vin de Pays, VDQS, AOC
  2. Define Negociant
    Wine buyer/producer, does not own vineyards
  3. State the AOC's of Alsace
    Alsace, Cremant d'Alsace, Alsace Grand Cru
  4. State three things the an AOC might regulate
    Grapes, Origin (always), alcohol, yields, sugar (might)
  5. State the noble grapes of Alsace (GRMPS)
    • Gewurtztraminer, Riesling, Muscat, Pinot Gris
    • (bonus: Sylvaner)
  6. Describe the typical style of Alsace wines
    Mostly white, dry, acidic, moderate
  7. Define Vendange Tardive
    Late Harvest, not necessarily sweet
  8. Define Selection de Grains Noble
    Botrytis dessert wines, only made is some years

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