France 08.txt

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France 08.txt
2011-03-12 18:34:17
ICC Sommelier France Bordeaux Red

France, Bordeaux Red
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  1. Name the dominant grape for left bank reds
    Cabernet Sauvignon (Gravel soil)
  2. Name the dominant grape(s) for right bank reds
    Merlot, Cabernet Franc
  3. Name the two most important AOC's of the Right Bank
    • Pomerol (soil type: Clay, Marl)
    • St. Emilion (soil type: Limestone)
  4. Name the top category within the Cru Bourgeois
    Cru Bourgeois Exceptionnel, only in 03, 04, 05, 06
  5. Name the 1st and 2nd growths of the Medoc and their AOC
    • 1st: Ch. Latour, Ch. Lafite-Rothschild, Ch. Mouton-Rothschild (1973) – Pauillac
    • 1st: Ch. Margeaux – Margeaux
    • 1st: Ch. Haut-Brion – Grave (Pessac Leognan)
    • 2nd: Ch. Cos d’Estournel – St. Estephe
    • 2nd: Ch. Montrose – St. Estephe
    • 2nd: Ducru Beau Caillou – St. Julien
  6. Name 4 communes of the Medoc
    Pauillac, Margeaux, St. Estephe, St. Julien
  7. Describe the classification of Pomerol and Name 2 Chateau
    • No classification
    • Ch. Petrus, Ch. Le Pin
  8. Name the 1er Grand Cru "Class A's" of St. Emilion
    Ch. Ausone, Ch. Cheval Blanc
  9. Bonus: three best vintages
    1996, 2000, 2005