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Name the grapes of Champagne
Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier
Name 1 Grand Cru village of Champagne
Define riddling (remuage)
Hand twisting of the bottles over a 3 month period to move the yeast into the neck
State the difference between Extra Brut and Extra Dry
Extra Brut is bone dry. Extra Dry is slightly sweeter than Brut.
Define Tete de Cuvee and name one (or four)
- The best quality Champagne in brut style, also called Cuvée de Prestige
- Moet & Chandon: Dom Perignon
- Veuve Clicquot: Grande Dame
- Louis Roderer: Cristal
- Krug: Grand Cuvée
State the minimum sur lie aging for NV and Vintage Champagne
State the term for adding sugar just prior to corking
Define Blanc de Noirs and Blanc de Blancs
BDN=white from dark grapes, BDB=white from white grapes
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