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The Decanter Quiz – Bordeaux Special #2 – Answers

How many did you get wrong for today's quiz? Find out here!

Which appellation sits next to Pauillac?


The soil in Bordeaux, on the left bank, is praised for what?

It’s self-draining capabilities.

Which Chateau is this?

Chateau Batailley.

The Right Bank is based on soft limestone formed from an old seabed how long ago?

650,000 years ago.

St-Emillion’s Chateau Ausone is named after what?

A roman consul.

In early Autmn, Bordeaux, you may see ‘Bourru’ for sale on the roadside. But what is it?

Grape juice midway through fermentation.

The barrel size associated with Bordeaux holds how many litres of wine?

225 litres.

Chateau Loudenne, in the Medoc, is painted which colour?


St-Estephe has one first growth winery in it’s area. True or false?


Chateau Margaux has a grand porch entrance but with how many pillars?


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Written by Matt Chappell

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