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WSET Level 2 Wines Wine Clues 1

Lesson 2

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1. What grape variety is this?

  • High acid
  • Red fruit flavours
  • Makes Beaujolais wines

2. Which grape variety is this?

  • Aromatic
  • Fruity, floral aromas
  • Suitable for late harvesting

3. Which grape variety is this?

  • Grown in N.W. Italy
  • High acids and tannins
  • Often matured in oak to soften

4. Which grape variety is this?

  • Grows in a range of climates
  • Only variety allowed for Vouvray
  • Can age well in the bottle

5. Which grape variety is this?

  • Makes dry wines
  • Often blended with Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Red fruit flavours

6. Which grape variety is this?

  • High acid white grape
  • Floral aromas
  • Not usually oaked

7. Which grape variety is this?

  • Susceptible to Botrytis
  • High acid
  • Grown in Hungary

8. Which grape variety is this?

  • Likes cool to moderate climate
  • Prone to rot and disease
  • Red fruit flavours

9. Which grape variety is this?

  • Grows well in range of climates
  • Can be oaked or unoaked
  • Main grape of Burgundy

10. Which grape variety is this?

  • Small, thick skinned grape
  • Hints of black pepper
  • Used to add colour to blends

11. Which grape variety is this?

  • Likes moderate,warm climates
  • Susceptible to noble rot
  • Makes Sauternes

12. Which grape variety is this?

  • High acidity
  • Lemon and grapefruit flavours
  • Grown in Rias Baixas

13. Which grape variety is this?

  • Deep colour
  • Full body
  • Grown in high altitude Mendoza

14. Which grape variety is this?

  • Medium acidity
  • Black fruit flavours
  • High tannin

15. Which grape variety is this?

  • Likes cool to moderate temperatures
  • High acidity
  • Only variety allowed for Sancerre

 

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