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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.]


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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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.
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.
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.