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Grapes

Grenache



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Grenache (aka Garnacha) produces rich, flavorful red wines and deep, ruby-tinted rosé. The French have championed this grape in the Southern Rhône Valley but it’s original home is Spain!

Primary Flavors

  • Stewed Strawberry
  • Grilled Plum
  • Leather
  • Dried Herbs
  • Blood Orange

Taste Profile

Dry

Medium-full Body

Medium Tannins

Medium Acidity

Over 15% ABV

Handling

  • SERVE
    60–68°F / 15-20°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    Universal

  • DECANT
    30 Minutes

  • CELLAR
    10+ Years

Food Pairing

The high intensity flavors of Grenache match well with roasted meats and vegetables spiced with Asian 5-spice and cumin.

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AboutMadeline Puckette

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