State what two grapes were crossed to create Pinotage.
Pinot Noir X Cinsault
State the minimum % for Appellation labeling in South Africa.
3 State the meaning of Cultivar.
Describe Vin de Constance.
A sweet wine made from Muscat de Alexandria and Muscat de Frontignan It comes from Constantia from some of the oldest vineyards in South Africa.
Explain how KWV impacted South African wine quality.
The KWV mandated prices and negatively affected the quality of the wines.
State what event led to a boom for South African wines in the 1990s.
The end of Apartheid.
State what "WO" is an abbreviation for.
Wine of Origin
Name two WOs of the coastal region.
And the Wards:
Where is Walker Bay and what grapes is it known for?
South Africa It is known for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.
Name 2 important regions in South Africa
Overberg (where Elgin is)
What is Steen?
What Chenin Blanc is bottled and called in South Africa
Virtually all vineyards in South Africa are located in which general area?
The southwestern Cape
Pinotage is a cross of which two varietals?
Pinot Noir and Cinsault
Where is the Kanonkop Estate located and for what wine is it a benchmark producer?
Kanonkop Estate is located in Stellenbosh and it makes benchmark Pinotage
What is the percentage of grapes that The WO seal on a bottle guarantees originated from the specified production unit (estate, ward, district, or region)?
What is the percentage of grapes that a WO wine must have if a varietal or vintage is stated on the bottle?
Name 8 districts of the Coastal Region.
1. Stellenbosch *
2. Paarl *
3. Cape Point
7. Tulbagh *
Name the 2 top wards of Paarl.
Franschoek and Wellington
What are the 5 best varietals/wine being produced in Paarl?
1. Chenin Blanc
5. Cabernet Sauvignon
Along with Paarl and Overberg, this top quality red/white wine district forms the centre of S. Africa's winemaking industry.
Name 4 districts of the Breede River Valley Region
What are the two very high quality wines that Robertson is known for producing?
What is the most important area for brandy production in South Africa?
Name the most important ward in Overberg?
ElginWhat two top quality wines is Walker Bay known for producing?
Pinot Noir and Chardonnay
Elgin is making top quality wine from which varietal?
What is the most widely planted red varietal in South Africa?
What is the only district in the Northern Cape?