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 (grən-näsh′, grĕn-äsh′)
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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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
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The classic Rioja blend of Tempranillo, Garnacha Tinta and Mazuelo matures a full year in American oak barrels for plush texture, fine tannins and complex flavor including ripe berries, vanilla, cocoa and licorice.
Rola-Azores Arinta Trenta Picades 2015 (PS18 Carrington's, Salut, Kelder Wine) Antonio says that this wine, from Priorat, made from Garnacha Tinta, was his attempt to emulate his favourite Burgundian wines; accentuating the sensuousness of the wine's aromas.
Another pale example is the Spanish VINA ESMERALDA ROSE 2017 (RRP PS9.49, Roberts and Speight, Amazon, Fine Wines Of Mayfield, Great Horkesley Wines, Penistone Court Wine Cellars, Hoults Wine Merchants) that has delicate red fruits across the bouquet and is carefully constructed garnacha tinta. There is a little stoney note the aromas that adds even more character the wine.
Ramon Bilbao Rosado 2016 - Salmon-colored bone dry made from garnacha tinta, light citrus with subtle notes of green plum's nectarines.
It is a blend of 85% tempranillo with graciano and garnacha tinta grapes making up the remainder.
Varieties authorized for use in Cigales DO include Tinta del Pais (about 70% of its vines), Garnacha Tinta (about 20%), Garnacha gris (2%), and white wine varieties Verdejo and Albillo.
A cheaper red providing greater satisfaction is the La Sabrosita garnacha tinta 2010 from rioja's neighbouring wine region of Navarra.
We are just beginning to bring in the reds: Tempranillo, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Garnacha tinta. Total volume will be down by 10%-15%.
The three white varieties of Macabeo, xarel-lo and parellada are utilised in cava blanco, while the pink stuff can have monastrell, garnacha tinta and even a touch of cabernet sauvignon.