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Related to Garnatxa: Grenache Noir, Garnacha Tinta


 (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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However, there is DO Monsant and Terra Alta where there are some interesting reds being made from Garnacha (Garnatxa in Catalonian) and Carignan in particular.
The wines are V&N Garnatxa Blanca, “an eccentric and exuberant expression of oaked Garnatxa”; V&N Reserva, a new discovery for Chateauneuf-du-Pape and Priorat lovers; and V&N Cava, a “soft round and rich” sparkling wine with “extra depth and class.”
Brisa de Verano Garnatxa Blanca 2017 (PS12.99 Amps Wine Merchants) This is a brand new wine arising from Gatley-based distributor Boutinot's partnership with Tomas Cusine at Castell del Remei in the Catalan region.