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Grenache: Quiz

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Question 1: Grenache prefers hot, dry soils that are well drained but it relatively adaptable to all ________ types.
MineralCabernet SauvignonSedimentary rockList of vineyard soil types

Question 2:
What is the origin of Grenache?

Question 3: These new modern style Priorat tend to show softer, ________ fruit in their youth and over time develop notes of figs and tar.
RubusBlackberryRaspberryHerbalism

Question 4: And the high sugar levels of Grenache have led to extensive use in fortified wines, including the red vins doux naturels of ________ such as Banyuls, and as the basis of most Australian port.
RoussillonLanguedocProvenceAlsace

Question 5: It has good wind tolerance (which is useful in the Mistral influenced Rhone region) and has shown itself to be very suited for the dry, warm windy climate around the ________.
Indian OceanMediterranean SeaPacific OceanAtlantic Ocean

Question 6: In southern France, Grenache thrives on schist and ________ soils and has responded well to the stony soil of Châteauneuf-du-Pape with the area's galets roulés heat retaining stones.
BasaltIgneous rockFelsicGranite

Question 7: The grape can be troublesome for the winemaker due to tendency to ________ easily and lose color.
OxygenRedoxCarbonHydrogen

Question 8: Despite its prevalence in nearby Navarra and Catalonia, Garnacha was not widely planted in the Rioja till the early 20th century as vineyards were replanted following the ________.
VolcanoLeo LalimanSantoriniGreat French Wine Blight

Question 9: Grenache is often one of the last grapes to be harvest, often ripening weeks after ________.
ChardonnayMerlotChilean wineCabernet Sauvignon

Question 10: In these wines, the must ferments for 3 days before ________ is added to the must to halt the fermentation and the conversion of sugar into alcohol.
RumBrandyAlcoholic beverageRakia







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