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Banyuls

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One of France’s most important sweet, fortified Vin Doux Naturel wines made primarily of Grenache and/or Grenache Blanc grapes with 6 official styles.

Primary Flavors

  • Stewed Strawberry
  • Baked Prunes
  • Earth
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Mint

Taste Profile

Very-sweet

Full Body

Medium-high Tannins

Medium Acidity

Over 15% ABV

Handling

  • SERVE
    60–68°F / 15-20°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    Dessert

  • DECANT
    No

  • CELLAR
    10+ Years

Food Pairing

The red or “rouge” styles of Banyuls including those labeled “Traditionelle,” “Rimage,” and “Hors Age” pair exceptionally well with chocolate!

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