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  1. NEBBIOLO Where it growsPiemonte (Barolo, Barbaresco)

          

  2. CARMENERE Where it growsChile
    NE Italy

          

  3. MOURVEDRE AdjectivesAnimal, blackberries, ETOH, tannic

          

  4. CAB SAUV Warm Climate AdjectivesBlack cherry, black olive

          

  5. PINOT GRIS AdjectivesFull, golden, smoky, pungent
    Rich-textured, oily
    High ETOH
    Low acidity

          

  6. PINOT NOIR Where it growsAlsace: noble grape, finest examples here
    Italy
    Oregon
    NZ: Tasmania, Marlborough

          

  7. SHIRAZ: AUSTRALIAN REGIONSCarneros
    Russian River

          

  8. MARSANNE AdjectivesAlmond, marzipan aromas, very full-bodied
    richness, weight

          

  9. MERLOT Bordeaux AdjectivesHarvest early
    Medium body, ETOH
    Higher acidity
    Fresh red fruit: raspberry, ripe strawberry, some vegetal, leafy aromas

          

  10. PINOT BLANC AdjectivesLively, light, Chardonnay-like, low in acidity

          

  11. CABERNET FRANC Where it growsLoire: Chinon, Bourgueil, Saumur-Champigny & Anjou-Villages
    St Emilion: cool, damp soils
    Medoc/Graves: insurance agains CS failure
    NZ: resistant to cold winters
    NE Italy: grassy

          

  12. GRENACHE Where it growsGermany: too mcuh
    Alsace: most revered
    NZ: east coast
    Chile
    BC
    Oregon
    Alto Adige

          

  13. GEWURTZ AdjectivesLychees, roses, heady, high ETOH
    Deep golden, almost pinkish colour

          

  14. SEMILLON AdjectivesTar, roses, violets, orange with black tints
    High tannins when ripe

          

  15. CHENIN BLANC AdjectivesGrapey, simple, sweet
    Unaged: grape, peach, rose and citrus aromasM

          

  16. CHARDONNAY Where it growsChile
    NE Italy

          

  17. MALBEC Where it growsMost plantetd grape in Bordeaux, best in Pomerol
    More ETOH in warm vintages
    CA
    NE Italy
    Chile: very popular

          

  18. MERLOT AdjectivesFigs, citrus, lanolin, full-bodied, rich

          

  19. RIESLING Cool Climate AdjectivesMosel:
    Fresh grape, apple
    Natural acidity balanaced with some sugar

          

  20. SAUV Blanc Hot Climate AdjNot very aromatic
    Hints of peach and grapefruit

          

  21. MUSCAT: Oxidative Ageing AdjectivesFull, golden, smoky, pungent
    Rich-textured, oily
    High ETOH
    Low acidity

          

  22. CHARDONNAY AdjectivesBroad, inoffensive unless over-oaked, can be rich and buttery

          

  23. CHARDONNAY: MLFCarneros
    Russian River

          

  24. SYRAH/SHIRAZ AdjectivesBlack pepper, dark chocolate, notable colour, tannin

          

  25. SAUV BLANC AdjectivesGrass, green fruits, razor-sharp

          

  26. CHARONNAY: Hot Climate AdjectivesFull-bodied, soft tannins
    Leathery, earthy flavours
    Spicy notes

          

  27. TOURIGA NACIONAL AdjectivesVery high tannins and ETOH, fireworks, porty

          

  28. PINOT GRIS Where it growsAlsace: noble grape, finest examples here
    Italy
    Oregon
    NZ: Tasmania, Marlborough

          

  29. MARSANNE Where it growsRhone: white Hermitage
    Southern Rhone
    AUS, Victoria
    CA: Central Coast

          

  30. CABERNET SAUV Where it growsOnly in warmish cliamtes
    Homeland: Medoc/Graves
    Chile
    Northern CA

          

  31. RIESLING: Warm Climate AdjectivesMore citrus and peach

          

  32. CAB SAUV Moderate Climate AdjectivesHight Tannins
    Blackberry
    Notes of black pepper and mint

          

  33. MUSCAT BLANC AdjectivesGrass, green fruits, razor-sharp

          

  34. TOURIGA NACIONAL Where it growsDouro Valley
    Dao

          

  35. RIESLING Where it growsMost plantetd grape in Bordeaux, best in Pomerol
    More ETOH in warm vintages
    CA
    NE Italy
    Chile: very popular

          

  36. VIOGNIER Where it growsGermany:
    *great botrytized wines, and firm dry
    *Mosel, Nahe, Rheingau, Pfalz
    Wachau in Austria
    *Alsace
    *Aus: Clare and Eden Valleys

          

  37. SYRAH: Moderate Climate AdjectivesHight Tannins
    Blackberry
    Notes of black pepper and mint

          

  38. YOUNG PINOT NOIR AdjectivesCherry, raspberry, soft, light tannins

          

  39. MALBEC AdjectivesFigs, citrus, lanolin, full-bodied, rich

          

  40. PINOT NOIR: ClimateHot climate: will ripen too fast and fail to develop flavour compounds
    Cote d'Or perfect place

          

  41. VIOGNIER AdjectivesFull, golden, smoky, pungent
    Rich-textured, oily
    High ETOH
    Low acidity

          

  42. CHARDONNAY: Cool Climate AdjCitrus, meon, peach

          

  43. CHARDONNAY: CA RegionsCarneros
    Russian River

          

  44. AGED PINOT NOIR: AdjectivesCherry, raspberry, soft, light tannins

          

  45. SAUV BLANC Where it growsItaly, Pinot Bianco
    Alsace: everyday, inoffensive grape
    Germany: Trockenbeerenauslesen, rich
    Austria: Weissburgunder
    Alto Adige: Full-bodied

          

  46. PINOT BLANC Where it growsNZ: Martinborough, Central Otago, Marlboro
    Oregon
    CA: Carneros and Sonoma
    Aus: Yarra Valley

          

  47. MERLOT Where it growsMost plantetd grape in Bordeaux, best in Pomerol
    More ETOH in warm vintages
    CA
    NE Italy
    Chile: very popular

          

  48. TEMPRANILLO Where it growsRhone: white Hermitage
    Southern Rhone
    AUS, Victoria
    CA: Central Coast

          

  49. CHARDONNAY: Moderate Climate AdjVery steely
    Medium-Light body
    High acidity
    Apple, pear, green plum

          

  50. CAB SAUV Coonwarra AdjectivesEucalyptus, mint, menthol

          

  51. GEWURTZ Where it growsGermany: too mcuh
    Alsace: most revered
    NZ: east coast
    Chile
    BC
    Oregon
    Alto Adige

          

  52. MUSCAT BLANC Where it growsItaly, Pinot Bianco
    Alsace: everyday, inoffensive grape
    Germany: Trockenbeerenauslesen, rich
    Austria: Weissburgunder
    Alto Adige: Full-bodied

          

  53. ROUSSANE AdjectivesAromatic, delicate, racy, expressive

          

  54. RIESLING AdjectivesAromatic, delicate, racy, expressive

          

  55. CHARDONNAY NZ RegionsGisborne
    Marlborough

          

  56. NEBBIOLO AdjectivesFigs, citrus, lanolin, full-bodied, rich

          

  57. SAUV BLANC Moderate Climate AdjNot very aromatic
    Hints of peach and grapefruit

          

  58. GRENACHE AdjectivesFirm, Bordeaux-like, slightly green sometimes

          

  59. CARMENERE AdjectivesFirm, Bordeaux-like, slightly green sometimes

          

  60. CHARDONNAY: AUS RegionsCarneros
    Russian River

          

  61. MOURVEDRE Where it growsBandol, Provence
    Souther France
    South AUS
    Adds flesh to GSM
    Spain, Monastrell second most planted grape
    CA,AUS

          

  62. CHENIN BLANC Where it growsMiddle Loire: btw Muscadet and Upper Loire
    CA and SA: ordinary

          

  63. CAB SAUV Cool Regions AdjectivesEucalyptus, mint, menthol

          

  64. SYRAH: Hot Climate AdjectivesFull-bodied, soft tannins
    Leathery, earthy flavours
    Spicy notes

          

  65. CABERNET FRANC AdjectivesGrass, green fruits, razor-sharp

          

  66. SYRAH/SHIRAZ Where it growsNorthern Rhone valley: Hermitage, Cote-Rotie
    Southern France (w/ Grenache & Mourverdre)
    Aus: Most planted red grape

          

  67. TEMPRANILLO AdjectivesTar, roses, violets, orange with black tints
    High tannins when ripe