France 10.txt

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tekygeek
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France 10.txt
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2011-03-12 18:36:06
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ICC Sommelier France Champagne
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France, Champagne
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  1. Name the grapes of Champagne
    Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier
  2. Name 1 Grand Cru village of Champagne
    Le-Mesnil-sur-Oger
  3. Define riddling (remuage)
    Hand twisting of the bottles over a 3 month period to move the yeast into the neck
  4. State the difference between Extra Brut and Extra Dry
    Extra Brut is bone dry. Extra Dry is slightly sweeter than Brut.
  5. 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
  6. State the minimum sur lie aging for NV and Vintage Champagne
    NV=15mo, Vintage=36mo
  7. State the term for adding sugar just prior to corking
    Dosage
  8. Define Blanc de Noirs and Blanc de Blancs
    BDN=white from dark grapes, BDB=white from white grapes

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