WSET Level 3 Wines

Level 3 Wines Section 3 Part 36: Questions

Lesson 36 Chapter 1 Module 1

This part is called "Chile". Read and study, then come back and try the questions we have made from the subject.

1. Generally speaking what sort of climate do the vineyards of Chile have?


2. What are El Nino and La Nina?


3. Within Chile’s GI scheme, vineyard areas are divided into several DOs:


4. How does the new 2012 classification categorise vineyard site?


5. Put these four Chilean label terms in the correct order:


6. What is the most widely planted grape variety in Chile?


7. What are the characteristics of Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon wines?


8. What is often thought of as Chile’s signature grape variety?


9. What are the two most widely planted white grape varieties in Chile?


10. Which region is producing some of Chile’s best Chardonnay?


11. Aconcagua region is the smallest wine region in Chile:


12. Which region in the Central Valley is close to the capital city of Santiago?


13. What is significant about the Cabernet Sauvignon of Maipo Valley?


14. What old grape variety has become a star in Maule Valley?


15. The grapes from Curico Valley and Maule Valley are important sources for inexpensive red and white wines:


16. The climate in the vineyards of the southern region of Chile becomes noticeably:


17. What is Muscat of Alexandria mostly used for?


18. Besides Muscat of Alexandria what other grape variety dominates the southern region?


19. Most of the production of the southern region is consumed locally:


20. The winemakers and the authorities in Chile have done much to promote: