Listán Negro

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Most notably found in Spain's Canary Islands, this dark skinned red grape is also found in Peru, where it is known as Negra Peruana and used for the production of Pisco.

Medium-Bodied Red

Primary Flavors

  • Red Cherry

  • Strawberry

  • Banana

  • Spice

  • Smoke

Taste Profile

  • Body: Medium
  • Sweetness: Dry
  • Tannin: Medium Low
  • Acidity: Medium-High
  • Alcohol: 10–11.5% ABV

Handling

  • Serving Temp Room (60–68°F)
  • Glass TypeUniversal
  • Decant 30 Minutes
  • Ageability3-5 years
  • Avg Price $15.00

Food Pairing

With many examples showing similarly to a youthful Beaujolais, it stands to reason that charcuterie and cheese, or antipasti of all kinds will work well here.

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