How well do you know Wines of Spain ?

The world of wine is vibrant, constantly changing and ever so interesting. Everyday wine enthusiasts can learn & share their new experiences with good food & friends. So the following ‘Wine Quiz’ is a little bit of fun and learning for all - and for those a little more competitive a personal test of your wine knowledge.

● So you think you know the difference between the ‘Left’ & ‘Right’ Banks of Bordeaux?
● Or - You think you know the year of the famous Bordeaux wine classification?

Take this short Wines of Bordeaux Quiz & find out.

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The Bordeaux wine appellation allows for 5 key red grape varietals to be labelled as Bordeaux. Which of the following is 'not' one of them?

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Châteaux on the ‘Left Bank’ in Bordeaux were classified in a ranked grading on the order of Napoleon III. In which year was this ranking collated?

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Out of the key Bordeaux red grapes, which varietal is vulnerable to early frost, prefers clay soils and thrives best on the ‘Right Bank’ in Bordeaux?

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Which two 'sub-regions' of Bordeaux are famous for their 'sweet' white wines, made from grapes affected by botrytis also known as noble rot?

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Before release, approximately how long do most fine Bordeaux red wines typically age in oak barrels at the Château?

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A wide estuary which opens onto the Atlantic Ocean, separates the Bordeaux ‘Left Bank’ from the ‘Right Bank’. What is its name?

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With around 120,000 hectares of planted grape vines in Bordeaux, *approximately how many Châteaux are there in the Bordeaux wine region?

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In the 1855 Bordeaux wine classification, there were originally only 4 first-growth Châteaux. Which of the following is 'not' one of them?

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The wine appellation of ‘Entre-Deux-Mers’ is situated between which two rivers in Bordeaux?

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In which year did the Bordeaux wine region become a UNESCO World Heritage site?

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A Bordelaise sauce contains which two key ingredients?

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Which Bordeaux red wine was served to James Bond (Sean Connery) in the movie ‘Diamonds are forever’?

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