Grenache

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Gre·nache

 (grən-näsh′, grĕn-äsh′)
n.
1. A variety of grape grown in Spain and France that is used to make red wine.
2. A medium-bodied red wine made from this grape.

[From French grenache, from Old French (vin) vernache, a variety of fine wine, from Old Italian vernaccia, originally a fine variety of Ligurian wine, later any of several fine Italian wines, from Vernaccia, variant of Vernazza, name of the coastal town in Liguria from which the wine was shipped.]
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Grenache

(ɡrɪˈnɑːʃ)
n (sometimes not capital)
1. (Brewing) a black grape originally grown in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France and now in other wine-producing areas
2. (Brewing) any of various red wines made from this grape
[French]
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His albums include I Wanna Breathe (2014), Cannonau (2015) and Cannonau Spirits (2016).
Sardinia's Cannonau wine (the local name for Grenache) is purported to have up to three times the antiinflammatory flavonoids as other wines.
The brainchild of the establishment's popular owner Freddie Tulloch, whose parents owned 1985 Hennessy hero Galway Blaze, the club is a unique way of getting people involved in racing in a baby-steps manner, perhaps with the odd glass of Marmora Cannonau di Sardegna on the way.
Final wine dinner of 2017 will feature six Italian wines, three coming from Sardinia - Olianas Vermentino di Sardegna 2015 DOC; Olianas Cannonau di Sardegna 2015 DOC; and Olianas Perdixi Rosso 2011 IGT, Isole dei Nuraghi Sardegna - and three from other regions Italy - Castello del Trebbio De' Pazzi 2011 IGT, Toscana; Casadei Sogno Mediterraneo 2014 IGT, Toscana; and Casadei Cabernet Franc 2014 IGT, Toscana; Britta Gentle, representing Cline Import Company, and Clark Schatz, representing Southern Imports, will host this four-course dinner prepared by Ambrosia's chefs CJ and Rory.
A staple for any backpack picnic: pane carasau is the local, wafer-thin, crispy bread with sea salt crystals and olive oil; ubiquitous local grapes include Cannonau and Vermentino di Gallura (DOCG).
"Zebra" also featured two sculptural works, inexplicably titled Kumamoto (a Japanese city) and Cannonau (a type of wine grape), respectively.
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By contrast, Fratelli has one of the most exciting Italian wine cellars in Newcastle - they have a collection of off-list specials from Sardinia and Puglia in a secret wine cabinet, and six reds by the glass, including a very acceptable Cannonau at just PS3.95.
We tested our proposed framework using two different clusters: Novello and Cannonau. The first one, Novello, consists of six machines, each one equipped by a Xeon Quad-core processor (E5520), running at 2.27 Ghz and sixteen Gigabytes of RAM.
The bottle of light Falanghina del Beneventano from Campania bares some responsibility, as does the deep Sardinian Churra Cannonau di Sardegna Jerzu Riserva 2007.
Both its most famous red, Cannonau di Sardegna, and its most famous white, the DOCG Vermentino di Gallura, have Spanish roots.