Carignan

  • Grape
  • kare-rin-yen

A productive, drought-resistant Spanish vine that had a reputation for bulk production, until recently winemakers have started making great-tasting wines sourced from old vines.

Medium-Bodied Red

Primary Flavors

  • Dried Cranberry

  • Raspberry

  • Tobacco Leaf

  • Baking Spices

  • Cured Meat

Taste Profile

  • Body: Medium
  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Tannin: Medium
  • Acidity: Medium-High
  • Alcohol: 13.5–15% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Room (60–68°F)
  • Glass TypeUniversal
  • Decant 30 Minutes
  • Ageability5-10 years
  • Avg Price $25.00

Food Pairing

Carignan works well with cinnamon-spiced dishes, berry-based sauces, and smoky meats. In other words, it's an amazing choice for Thanksgiving and holiday fare!

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