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Published on March 12, 2014

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presentation to accompany 45 minute introduction to French wine

French wine in a flash Justin McInerny justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

France created the modern wine industry French wine in a flash justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

French wines are named for places not grapes (but not always) French wine in a flash justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

“TERROIR” Wine is an expression of a specific piece of earth, climate and soil French wine in a flash justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

WINE = FOOD wine is a component of a meal French wine in a flash justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

France’s Wine Regions • Bordeaux • Loire Valley • Burgundy • Champagne • Rhone Valley • Alsace • Languedoc-Rousillon • Southwest (Sud Ouest) • Jura • Savoie • Provence • Corsica justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

Bordeaux One of the world’s largest wine producing regions justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

Bordeaux 1% of the wine gets 99% of the attention justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

Bordeaux Lots of good Bordeaux sells for under $20 justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

Bordeaux Reds – all blends  Cabernet Sauvignon  Merlot  Cabernet Franc  Petit Verdot  Malbec Whites – all blends  Sauvignon Blanc  Semillon  Muscadelle justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

Bordeaux Bisected by the Gironde River justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

Bordeaux Left bank = Cabernet Sauvignon based justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

Bordeaux Right bank = Merlot based justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

Loire Valley justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

Loire Valley Cold climate = austere and restrained justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

Loire Valley Wide variety of grapes and styles justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

Loire Valley GRAPE • Sauvignon Blanc • Sauvignon Blanc • Sauvignon Blanc • Sauvignon Blanc • Melon de Bourgogne • Chenin Blanc • Chenin Blanc REGION • Touraine (inexpensive) • Sancerre (pricey – yes!) • Quincy • Pouilly Fume • Muscadet • Vouvray • Saumur LOIRE VALLEY WHITES justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

Loire Valley GRAPE • Cabernet Franc • Cabernet Franc • Cabernet Franc • Pinot Noir • Pinot Noir • Malbec (Côt ) • Gamay REGION • Chinon • Bourgueil • St. Nicolas de Bourgueil • Touraine • Sancerre • Touraine blends • Anjou, Saumur LOIRE VALLEY REDS justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

Burgundy Status Rivals Bordeaux justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

Burgundy Red Burgundy is Pinot Noir justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

Burgundy White Burgundy is Chardonnay justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

Burgundy Long name = $$$$$ justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

Burgundy Short name = Not so spendy justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

Burgundy Lower priced red Burgundy = Bourgogne Rouge justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

Burgundy Lower priced white Burgundy = • Mâcon anything • Petit Chablis • Bourgogne Blanc justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

Burgundy White Burgundy • dry • light • citrus • mineral • cream justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

Burgundy Red Burgundy • light • cranberry • raspberry • cinnamon justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

Rhone Valley justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

Rhone Valley NORTHERN RHONE SOUTHERN RHONE justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

Rhone Valley • MOSTLY BLENDS • MOSTLY RED • MOSTLY SOUTHERNjustin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

Rhone Valley RED “GSM” • Grenache • Syrah • Mourvedre OTHER • Cinsault • Carrignan • Counoise • Clairette rouge WHITE • Roussanne • Marsanne • Viognier • Grenache blanc • Clairette blanc justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

Rhone Valley MAJOR REGIONS OF THE SOUTHERN RHONE • Chateau Neuf du Pape (The Pope’s New Castle) • Gigondas • Vacqueyras • Rasteu • Lirac • Luberon • Costières de Nîmes • Cotes du Rhone Villages • Cotes du Rhone justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

Rhone Valley MAJOR REGIONS OF THENORTHERN RHONE NOT AS MUCH BLENDING • Condrieau - Viognier • Côte-Rôtie - Syrah • Hermitage - Syrah • Crozes Hermitage - Syrah • St. Joseph - Syrah • Cornas - Syrah justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

Languedoc-Roussillon justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com

French wine in a flash Loire Valley French Wine Rhone Wine Bordeaux Champagne Burgundy Languedoc Alsace www.loirevalleywine.com/ www.terroir-france.com/ www.rhone-wines.com/ www.bordeaux.com/us www.wine-pages.com/resources/champexp.htm www.wine-pages.com/resources/burgexp.htm www.languedoc-wines.com/english/ www.winefolly.com/review/alsace-wine-region/ justin@capitalbeerwine.com www.capitalbeerwine.com RESOURCES

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