Carignan


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Primary Flavors

  • Dried Cranberry
  • Raspberry
  • Tobacco Leaf
  • Baking Spices
  • Cured Meat

Taste Profile

Dry

Medium Body

Medium Tannins

Medium-high Acidity

13.5–15% ABV

Handling


  • SERVE
    60–68°F / 15-20°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    Universal

  • DECANT
    30 Minutes

  • CELLAR
    5–10 Years

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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About Madeline Puckette

James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly