Cinsault

  • Grape
  • sin-so

One of the minor grapes found in Rhône blends and Provençal rosés; Cinsault delivers fresh, punchy reds that are just as floral as they are fruity.

Medium-Bodied Red

Primary Flavors

  • Raspberry

  • Red Currant

  • Tart Cherry

  • Violet

  • Black Tea

Taste Profile

  • Body: Medium-Light
  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Tannin: Medium Low
  • Acidity: Medium
  • Alcohol: 11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Room (60–68°F)
  • Glass TypeAroma Collector
  • Decant 30 Minutes
  • Ageability5-10 years
  • Avg Price $20.00

Food Pairing

Classically, the pairing for Cinsault is escargot. That said, due to the spicy, fruity, and somewhat smoky character of Cinsault, you'll do better with stew or boeuf bourguignon.

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