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Graves: Quiz


Question 1: [5] The soil of Pessac-Léognan is composed of gravel terraces with sediments from different ________.
Julian calendarTimeGregorian calendarGeologic time scale

Question 2: Château Pape Clément, founded at the turn of the fourteenth century by the future ________, was the first named chateaux in all of Bordeaux.
Pope Alexander VIPope Boniface VIIIPope Clement VPope Benedict XI

Question 3: Graves is situated on the left bank of the Garonne river, in the upstream part of the region, southeast of the city ________ and stretch over 50 kilometres (31 mi).
Saint-ÉmilionPessacBordeauxBarsac, Gironde

Question 4: In addition to wine production, the area is known for its crops of ________ and vineyards are often separated by rows of forest trees.
PinePinophytaTsugaScots Pine

Question 5: In the Middle Ages, the wines that were first exported to ________ were produced in this area.
United KingdomScotlandEnglandWales

Question 6: The sub-region's red wines are generally considered to be more robust than those of Médoc, and are made using a majority of ________, with smaller amounts of Merlot and Cabernet Franc.
Cabernet SauvignonSangioveseChilean wineChardonnay

Question 7: The area encompasses villages including Sauternes, ________, Talence, Léognan, Martillac, Saint-Morillon, and Portets.
Le HaillanPessacBèglesBordeaux

Question 8: The dry white wines are a blend of ________ and Sémillon.
ChardonnayCabernet SauvignonSauvignon blancViognier

Question 9: A well known sweet white ________ is made in the commune of Sauternes which is located in the southeast corner of the Graves region.
Fortified wineDessert wineIce wineStraw wine

Question 10: Graves (pronounced /ˈɡrɑːv/, with a silent s; from 'gravelly land' in French) is an important subregion of the Bordeaux ________ region.
New Zealand wineChardonnayWineChilean wine


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