How well do you know Carménère ?

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 origins of Carménère?
● Or - You think you know the unique characters of Carménère?

Take this short Carménère Quiz & find out.

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Carménère has a relatively recent history compared with many red grape varietals - which of the following regions in France is believed to be its place of origin?

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Carménère is now planted like many French red grapes varietals around the world. But which of the following countries is agreed to be the ‘New Spiritual Home’ of Carménère?

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Which of the following red grape varietals is agreed (proven by DNA tasting) to be one of the genetic parents of Carménère?

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Thought to be a lost grape - in which year did French ampelographer Jean-Michel Boursiquot with the use of DNA testing, rediscover and correctly identify Carménère?

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Before it was correctly identified by DNA testing - which of the following red grape varietals was Carménère mistaken to be in the vineyard?

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Which of the following red grape varietals are classic partners when crafting a quality blended wine with Carménère?

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France is the original home of Carménère, but in the 19th century it was thought to be lost, with virtually no vines planted. As of 2016 approximately how many hectares of Carménère were planted in France?

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In Chile, Carménère has become an extremely important red grape varietal - as of 2019 approximately how many hectares or Carménère were planted in Chile?

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Chile is known for producing bold styles of Carménère from the Cachapoal and Colchagua Valleys. Which of the following are concerns when growing Carménère?

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Which of the following are the typical flavours & characters that you can find in a Carménère wine?

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Carménère as a red wine pairs well with which of the following dishes?

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Which of the following wine brands is internationally renowned for crafting quality red wines having a predominant percentage of Carménère?

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