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YAMABUDO (R)

  • NEW WORLD- Japan

YAPINCAK (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Turkey-Marmara(Indigenous)

YEDIVEREN (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Turkey(Indigenous)

YIANNOUDI (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Cyprus(Indigenous)


Z


ZACINAK (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Serbia(Indigenous)   Macedonia

ZAGREI (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Ukraine
  • VITICULTURE- X=Ovidiopolsky & Muscat Rozovy

ZAKYNTHINO (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Greece-Ionian Sea(Zakinthos Island)Indigenous)

ZALAGYONGYE (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Hungary(Indigenous)   Russia
  • VITICULTURE- X=Pearl of Csaba & ?,  *USED/ Eating Grape(Often)

ZALEMA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Andalucia(Condada de Huelva DO.)
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Ignoblis, Perruna
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight:         / Straw
    • Aroma: Apple, Herb
    • Palate:       /           , Apple
    • Structure: Low Tannin, Abv, Medi+Acid
      • FOOD PAIRING Andalusia Shrimp Fritters
      • CHEESE PAIRING

ZAMARRICA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Spain-Galicia(Coruna)

ZAMETOVKA (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Slovenia(Dolenjska, Maribor)Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- *OLD VINES/ +400 Years

*Zane (Italy) AKA=Zenello

ZEFIR*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- HungaryBadacsony(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE-  X=Leanyka & Harslevelu
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight: Clear/
    • Aroma: Peach, Almond
    • Palate:         /          , Spice, Smoke
    • Structure: Medi-Tannins, Abv., Medi Acid
      • FOOD PAIRINGSmoked Fresh Water Eel
      • CHEESE PAIRING

ZELEN*(W)

  • OLD WORLD- Slovenia(Vipava Valley)Indigenous), Primorski
  • VITICULTURE-  *YIELDS/ Low
    • ~Etymology~ Zelen Meaning Green In Slovenia Referring to Its Green Appearance Before Fermentation.
  • VINICULTURE- *STYLES/ Oak & Stainless Steel Versions,  +AGED/ Often
    • Sight:
    • Aroma: Melen, Herb
    • Palate:  Dry/ Body
    • Structure: Low Tannin, Abv., Medi Acid
      • FOOD PAIRINGGrilled Fish

ZENELLO (B)

  • OLD WORLD- Italy-Piemonte(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Zane

ZENGO (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Hungary-Eger(Indigenous)

ZENIT (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Hungary-Balatonfured-Csopak(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- X=Ezerjo & Bouvier

*Zeta ( ? ) AKA=Oremus

ZEUSZ (W)

  • OLD WORLD- HungaryBadacsony(Indigenous)

ZGHIHARA De HUSI (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Romania(Indigenous)

*Zhelavka Biella ( ? ) AKA=Zilavka, Mostarska

ZHEMCHUZHINA OSKHI (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Russia

*Zibibbo (Italy/ Sicily) AKA=Moscato, Muscat Alexandria, Opsimo Edessis

  • VITICULTURE- ~Etymology~“Zibibbo”…Refers to Arabic Term For Mucat or Raisin

ZIERFANDLER (W)

  • OLD WORLD- AustriaThermenregion(Indigenous)   Hungary
  • VITICULTURE- *PROGENY-of-Savagnin,  X=Roter Veltliner & Traminer?
    • AKA=Cirfandi
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Gumpoldskirchen, Gemischter Satz
    • Sight:              /
    • Aroma: Peach, Honey
    • Palate:            /
    • Structure: Low Tannins, Abv., Medi+Acid

ZILAVKA (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Bosnia & Heregovina(Mostar)Indigenous)   Republic of  Macedonia
  • VITICULTURE- AKA=Mostarska, Zhelavka Biella,  *RIPENER/ Late,  *SKIN/ Thin
  • VINICULTURE- +USED/ DISTILLED/ Brandy
    • Sight:          /
    • Aroma:  Nutty
    • Palate:         /
    • Structure: Low Tannins, Abv., Medi+Acid

ZILGA ( ? )

OLD WORLD- Latvia

ZINFANDEL*(B) “Ancient/ Historical Grape”

  • OLD WORLD- Croatia(Indigenous)  Italy-Puglia(Manduria DOCG./ Salice Salentino DOC.)  Montenegro
  • NEW WORLD- America-California(Paso Robles AVA./ Dry Creek AVA./ Lodi AVA./ Sierra Foothills AVA.)
  • VITICULTURE- *PARENT-to-Babic, Plavac Mali, Plavina, Vranac,  *CLONE/ Mazzoni
    • *OLD VINE/ +40yr.,  *RIPENER/ Early
    • CHALLENGES/ Uneven Ripener(Within Clusters and Across Vines)
    • AKA=Crljenak Kastelanski(Croatia), Kratosija, Pribidrag(Croatia/ Ancient), Primitivo(Italy), Tribidrag(Croatia)
  • VINICULTURE- +AGED/ American Oak,  *TERPINE/ Rotundone,
    • +SUSCEPTIBLE/ Stuck Fermentation, VA., Millerandage(Hen & Chick)
    • Sight: Murky/ Cherry
    • Aroma: Black Berry, Cherry, Tar, Pepper, Chocolate
    • Palate: Dry-Sweet/ +BODY, Raspberry
    • Structure: Medi Tannins, +ABV., Medi+Acid, (Long)
      • FOOD PAIRING Hamburger, BBQ, Dark Chocolate
      • CHEESE PAIRING Blue, Cheddar
  • CULTURE- FESTIVALS~ ~Zinfandel Experience Zin. EX.~ (February/ San Fransisco)

ZLAHTINA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Croatia-Primorska Hrvatska(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- *YIELD/ High
  • VINICULTURE- +USED/ Eating
    • Sight:          /
    • Aroma: Stonefruit
    • Palate:        /
    • Structure: Low Tannins, ABV., Medi+Acid

ZLATARICA BLATSKA BIJELI (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Croatia-Dalmatia(Indigenous)
  • VITICULTURE- *PARENT-to-Posip Bijeli

ZLATARICA VRGORSKA (W)

  • OLD WORLD- Croatia-Dalmatia(Indigenous)

*Zold Veltelini (Hungary) AKA=Grüner Veltliner, Grunmuskateller, Veltlinske Zelene(Slovakia), Veltlinec, Weissgipfler

ZUGAVA (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Croatia(Indigenous)
  • VINICULTURE-
    • Sight:         /
    • Aroma: Stone
    • Palate: Dry/ +BODY, Candied
    • Structure:

ZUPJANKA (G)

  • OLD WORLD- Serbia(Indigenous)   Macedonia
  • VITICULTURE- X=Prokupec & Pinot Noir
    • Sight:            /
    • Aroma: Apple
    • Palate:         /
    • Structure: Low Tannins, Abv., Medi+Acid

ZURIELES (W)

  • OLD WORLD- SpainExtremadura(Indigenous)(Ribera del Guadiana DO.)

*Zweigeltrebe (Germany, Czech Republic) AKA=Zweigelt(Austria)

ZWEIGELT*(B)

  • OLD WORLD- Austria-Burgenland(Indigenous/Crossed)   Hungary-Balaton
    • Czech RepublicMoravia   Germany-Pfalz
  • NEW WORLD- AmericaWashington(Puget Sound AVA.) Oregon(Elkton AVA.)
    • Canada-British Columbia(Vancouver Island VA./ Okanagan Valley VA.)
  • VITICULTURE- X=St. Laurent & Blaufrankisch,  AKA=Zweigeltrebe(Czech Republic)
    • *BUDDER/ Early,  *RIPENER/ Early,  *YIELD/ High*BERRIES/ Medium,  *BUNCHES/ Compact
    • ~Etymology~Named After Fritz Zweigelt Who First Crossed Grape In 1925.  ~Pronounced~”Svye-Gelt”
  • VINICULTURE- +BLENDED/ Often,  +OAK/ Sometimes
    • Sight: Murky/ Light Red
    • Aroma: Cherry, Pepper, Spice
    • Palate: Dry/ Body, Cherry, Raspberry, Violet
    • Structure: Medi Tannins, Medi Abv., Medi+Acid

I Demystify the Entire World of Grapes From Abaajiche to Zweigelt.



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