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Château Margaux: Quiz


Question 1: [3] 12 hectares (30 acres) are cultivated with ________ to make the dry white Pavillon Blanc.
ChardonnayCabernet SauvignonWineSauvignon blanc

Question 2: Château Margaux, archaically La Mothe de Margaux, is a wine estate of ________, and was one of four wines to achieve Premier cru (first growth) status in the Bordeaux Classification of 1855.
French wineSauternes (wine)Bordeaux wineCabernet Sauvignon

Question 3: By the beginning of the 18th Century, the estate comprised 265 hectares (650 acres) with a third devoted to ________, which is nearly identical to the modern layout.
Botrytis cinereaHarvest (wine)Vitis viniferaViticulture

Question 4: Following the ________, the owner Elie du Barry was executed by guillotine and the estate expropriated, eventually becoming the property of the citizen Miqueau who neglected its care and maintenance.
National Constituent AssemblyFrench DirectoryNational ConventionFrench Revolution

Question 5: The estate also produces a ________ named Pavillon Rouge du Château Margaux, as well as a dry white wine named Pavillon Blanc du Château Margaux which does not conform to the Margaux appellation directives.
Château Haut-BrionChâteau LascombesChâteau CantemerleSecond wine

Question 6: 80 hectares (200 acres) are planted with 75% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Merlot, with 2% ________ and Petit verdot.
Cabernet FrancWineChilean wineChardonnay


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