Grenache Blanc

Name of varietal: Grenache Blanc

Common synonyms: Garnacha Blanco, Garnaxta Blanco, Silla Blanc, Belan, Feher Grenache

Parentage of the grape: Grenache Noir

History of the grape: Grenache Blanc is thought to be a mutation of Grenache Noir, more often referred to as just Grenache or Garnacha. It is native to northeast Spain and came to France via the Pyrenees, where it has flourished in the Rhone and Chateauneuf-du-Pape. It is most often used as a major player in aromatic white blends, where it lends a crisp acidity and slightly floral component to balance out the flavor profiles.

Characteristics of the grape: medium to full-bodied, green apple, honeydew melon, white peaches, lemon, dill, white flowers, oxidizes easily.

Regions where the grape is currently important: Spain: Priorat, Navarra, Aragon, Calatayud, Alella; France: Rhone, Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Australia, California.

Type or types of wines the grape produces: dry white, usually in blends

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  • I've been very pleased with just about everything I've had that ... ... for around $12. A blend of Grenache Blanc and Roussanne, there's some nice acidity but also that kind of almond flavor going along with a bit of lemon pith and some kind of floral note as well. Gonna stock up on this on Read More

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  • Rckr, this white was dry but not overly dry. We just finished the bottle after ... ... floral, more like a nice grenache blanc but with a bit more fruit.  There was also some nice salinity and a decent amount of acid, would definitely revisit this one again.JD, haven't had the Massolini before I'm counting on the wine shop owner giving me good... Read More

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  • Happy Easter, everyone.Today, I opened this:Firstly, bowing to Vin0Vin0 to give ... of honey and spice, while Grenache Blanc adds green apple and anise flavors, a lush mouthfeel and bright acids. Picpoul Blanc completes the blend, adding a saline minerality and tropical notes.The 2013 vintage was a classic California vintage, warm and sunny, wi... Read More

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  • In 2012 it looked like this:1. Chardonnay (93,153 acres)2. Cabernet Sauvignon (76,691 acres)3. Zinfandel (46,857 acres)4. Merlot (45,260 acres)5. Pinot Noir (38,049 acres)6. French Colombard (21,020 acres)7. Syrah (18,620 acres)8. Sauvignon Blanc (14,911 acres)9. Pinot Gris (12,473 acres)10. Rubired (10,903 acres)11. Petite Sirah (7,957 acres)12... Read More

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  • As per your OP's title, JD, next a look at CA. From the Wine Institute:"Chardonnay, with 95,000 acres, is the wine type variety with the most acreage planted in California."Cabernet Sauvignon was the second most planted winegrape in California with 76,800 total acres."The red wine category for the second year in recent history edged out white wi... Read More

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  • Trying to recall a conversation we had a little while ago on this subject.Whats the most widely planted (acreage) and produced (bottles) red grape in CA, U.S., and worldwide?I seem to recall a Snooth article mentioning Grenache as the most widely planted red grape worldwide, but that was some years ago. I'm assuming it's Chardonnay for white? Read More

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  • Back to the thread topic... Tonight I'm making a Moroccan Beef Soup with which I'm going to pair a 2010 Jemrose Foggy Knoll Grenache. ...but first with our Manchego and crackers I'm popping my first 2013 Sandlands Chenin Blanc.White flowers, Asian pear, honey nose. Oily texture, mouth puckering green apple, water chestnut, crushed stone. Dayum t... Read More

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  • Urban Legend Cellars Grenache Blanc 2015

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    Wine review by Mr Dolce


  • Hey guys!  Two Wines, a red blend and a white blend. I own the brand and I am importing them into the US.... Pavo Real wines are cultivated in Valle de Guadalupe at Vides de Guadalupe Domecq winery, part of Pernod Ricard Mexico. A plentiful and exceptional viticulture region, wines have been cultivated in Mexico since the Spanish first arrived i... Read More

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  • M. Chapoutier Bila-Haut Blanc 2014

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    This most recent edition of the Bila Haut (Chapoutier) Cotes du Rousillon Blanc is full of tropical fruit and garden flowers (generally speaking) and is juicy, citric, and pear-like on the palate. This is a very good white from southern France and excellent value. For example, you will not find a Bordeaux or Bourgogne Blanc anywhere near this ... Read More

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