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VEN 3 Lecture 13 Announcements: None Previous Lecture: Last Thursday there was no lecture because we had our midterm. The lecture before that was about wine and health. Wines of France Part I I. Appellation of Origin A. Appellation of origin : a geographic name given to a wine that indicates the ORGIN of the grapes 1. Regulated by law 2. Established by trade practice 3. May be the main identifier of a wine (Ex. Bordeaux, Champagne, Meursault) (Most European wines) B. May be used with a varietal designation (Ex. Alexander Valley Cabernet) (Most non- European wines) II. Controlled Appellation of Origin A. Origin of the grapes B. In addition : The grape varieties, how the grapes are grown, how the wine is made C. Illegal to use the geographic name unless the wine was made according to the production regulations (ex. Cannot just name a wine Champagne, depends on where and how it was made) 1. Place name in a sense tells you how the wine will taste D. Production requirements include 1. Grape yield (lower than X) (if yield is too high
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This note was uploaded on 01/25/2012 for the course VEN VEN 003 taught by Professor Waterhouse during the Spring '09 term at UC Davis.

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