Grenache

(aka. Grenache Noir, Garnacha, Cannonau, Lladoner, Tinto Aragones, Alicante)

Traditionally in California, Grenache has mostly been planted in the warm Central Valley, to produce fruity, quaffable reds and pinks. But the emergence of Rhône blends, enthusiastically promoted by a band of winemakers known as the ‘Rhone Rangers’, has sparked an increase in plantings of Grenache in more esteemed California viticultural zones. Significant acreage of this grape is found in Santa Barbara and Monterey counties. Grenache’s ability to produce in warm climates has made it a workhorse varietal not only in California, but also in the warmth of South Australia and South Africa. Grenache-based wines tend to be high in alcohol, with attractive fruit qualities in youth. Grenache’s sweet berry character, makes it a successful candidate for rosé wines, the most famous coming from the southern French appellations of Tavel and Lirac. This hairy-leafed vine produces grapes naturally low in tannin and in color Read more »

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  • Stephen hasn't shown here in awhile, but would be curious about his ... 1999 McLaren Vale Grenache Vintage Port 500ml  |  7 in stock  |  $59.99 Penfolds 1998 South Australia Grange  |  4 in stock  |  $349.99 Penfolds 2001 South Australia Grange  |  3 in stock  |  $349.99 Penny's Hill 1998 McLaren Vale Vintage Fortified Shiraz 500ml  |  4 in sto... Read More

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  • Retailers report, and empirical evidence demonstrates, that Valentine's Day ... ... from a blend of grapes - grenache, cinsault, vermentino (rolle), mourvèdre, and counoise - and ferment and age the wine using a blend of vessels, including stainless steel, oak puncheons, and a French oak foudre. The barely there, salmon-pink color of this rosé ... Read More

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  • So today is a new day.  Started off with a 2-hour massage and then I went ... French wine, a blend of 80% Grenache and 20% Syrah.  I've had the Melot from Washington State before so it's a know good one ($12.99).  I think that French wine was around $22.  Anyway, I opened the Columbia Crest Syrah and it's quite good for this price point.  I mi... Read More

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  • Don Pasquale Villa Angeli Rose Corsica 2016

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    Its worth calling out the packaging/bottle here which is very unique and striking. Inviting aromas of strawberry and watermelon on the nose. Just the gentlest hint of sweetness on entry makes way for a soft, buoyant and easy drinking wine with delicate notes of strawberry, fresh peach, cranberry and watermelon with a lively but smooth texture, a... Read More

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  • Lone Madrone Oveja 2015

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    Tons of fruit on entrytable grapes, stone fruit such as peach or, better, nectarine, tropical fruit such as kiwi, banana. Some stoniness or minerality. Noticeable spritziness almost suggesting secondary fermentation. Great acid tartness provides refreshment. Read More

    Wine review by EMark


  • Let me guess, Randy.  Aragon Wines specializes in Spanish wines.  It ... a 50/50 blend of Picpoul and Grenache Blanc.   Mucho fruit on entry--table grapes, kiwi, banana, nectarine.  Then some stoniness or minerality--probably, not black slate.  Very refreshing.  Since it is still summer, here, a very appropriate win Read More

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  • I've packed up and moved south for a while. Currently in Orange Beach ... ... Vielle Alta 2015A blend of Grenache, Carignan and just a touch of Cab from the Priorat region of Spain. 15% ABU Dark ruby with the slightest tinge of purple in color. The nose is classic grenache. Taste is sour cherry with medium acidity that finishes with a strong k... Read More

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  • Bodegas Mas Alta Black Slate la Vielle Alta 2015

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    Dark ruby with the slightest tinge of purple in color. The nose is classic grenache. Taste is sour cherry with medium acidity that finishes with a strong kalmata olive note that lasts forever. Read More

    Wine review by RandyFisher


  • Guigal Cotes Rouge 2010

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    When I drink this wine can i feel my first hangover Read More

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  • Well if you folks want to venture to the white side this Tablas Creek Esprit de ... de ... 72% Roussanne, 23% Grenache Blanc, 5% Picpoul Blanc.&nbs Read More

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  • We just received an 'El Bombero' as a gift. I'm not familiar with it & came for an education.

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  • Check out Routas Infernet 2004, it's a Grenache/Syrah. It's affordable - a great daily.

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  • Big meaty fruits are where it's at. Absolutely love it.

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