Sunday, November 07, 2010

The WSET / ISG Challenge: Number 2

“Writing a book on Bordeaux is rather like the proverbial painting of the Forth Bridge; it is always a Work in Progress,” says David Peppercorn, British Master of Wine, in the preface to his massive book on this famous French wine region, and titled simply Bordeaux.

See how you do on today’s sample questions on one of France’s most well known regions.

Which of the red Bordeaux grape varieties represents the largest percentage of grapes grown in the region?

  1. Merlot
  2. Cabernet Franc
  3. Cabernet Sauvignon
  4. Malbec

How many red AOCs are there in the Medoc region of Bordeaux?

  1. Seven
  2. Eight
  3. Nine
  4. Twelve

Check out the answers in tomorrow’s post.

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