A Spanish regional wine blend known largely for its full, dusty red wines made primarily from Grenache and Carignan. The best age a minimum of five years before release and some include Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon for additional complexity.
- Body: Medium-Full
- Sweetness: Dry
- Tannin: High
- Acidity: Medium-High
- Alcohol: 13.5–15% ABV
Grilled meats or vegetables, something that will stand up to the tannins in the wine is key here. Avoid chili heat, as alcohol content enhances these flavours.
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