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.]

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
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Producers are a little bit hampered by the appellation rules which insist on blends containing at least 50 percent Grenache.
Cherries and cinnamon often team up in Grenache, with a freshness that balances the heft of most turkey menus (keeping everyone from hitting the carpet way too soon).
Delas Cotes Du Rhone Blanc-A blend of multiple varietals (mainly white Grenache and Marsanne grapes), with white flowers, chrysanthemum tea, soursop nose-stoney, dry with crisp acidity.
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You've got local red grapes like carignan, grenache and cinsault working together with varieties from Rhone like syrah and merlot from Bordeaux.
com) - The experts cite fresh acidity as the hallmark of a good rose and if you're usually lured by a Provencal label, it's worth considering this blend of syrah and grenache which offers bright berry fruits and long, fresh acidity.
50 percent Grenache and 50 percent Carignan from 25- to 50-year-old vines grown on stony soils.
The ripe red fruit-driven character makes me lean towards Grenache or some Rhone varietals, but maybe even hedged with a very ripe Pinot Noir.