Weekly Wine Quiz #98: Grape Trivia – Blends, Part 2
The Wine Quiz series is not meant to intimidate. The whole idea here is to have fun and learn something new. When answering the questions, it is fully encouraged to use all available sources of information, including Google or any other search engine. There are no embarrassing answers – the most embarrassing thing is not giving it a try…
Welcome to the weekend and your new wine quiz!
We are continuing our grape trivia series, with the focus now on Blends. All the questions below are focused on the grapes which work well in the blends – and occasionally on those which do not. White, Red, Rosé, Sparkling and not, dry, sweet and may be even fortified – all goes.
Q1: This grape was created as a cross between Cinsaut and Pinot Noir. Can you name the grape?
Q2: Take a look at this list of the grapes: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, ?, Arbane, Petit Meslier, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris. Two questions:
a. Name the missing grape
b. What wine is made most often by blending some of these grapes?
Q3: Which grape is missing?
– Tempranillo, Garnacha, ?, Graciano
Q4: This dry red wine from California is related to famous Caymus, and made out of the unknown, secret blend of grapes. Can you name this wine?
Q5: Carménère to Merlot is the same as Douce Noir to ?
Good luck, enjoy the quiz and your weekend! Cheers!