Quiz: Know your Riesling from your Chenin? Match the description to the wine
Wine is a vast topic where the more you learn, the less you know. Let's start out with the common regions and varietals. Can you guess which wine we're talking about from the description?
Grapefruit, pineapple, lemongrass, light bodied, high acidity white wine...
- Sonoma Chardonnay
- Spanish Garnacha
- New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc
- California Chardonnay
- French Viognier
Black cherry, Cassis, pipe tobacco, coffee, fig... Medium to full-bodied with a bold structure and intense flavors...
- German Riesling
- California Cabernet Sauvignon
- Chilean Carmenere
- French Pinot Noir
Cranberry, mushroom, rhubarb, cherry... Light to medium-bodied, soft tannin red...
- Pinot Noir
- Cabernet Franc
Which French region is known for its world-class Pinot Noir?
- Loire Valley
- Rhône Valley
Lime, candied ginger, honey, apple blossom... Often pretty sweet, but the best are bone dry...
- Sauvignon Blanc
- Pinot Blanc
Medium body, medium acidity, medium tannins, high ABV%. Often displays ripe red berry and baking spice characteristics..
- Pinot Gris