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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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This dry rose combines Grenache, Cinsault, Syrah and Rolle grapes to create a pretty, refreshing wine bursting with bright red fruits balanced by a touch of spice.
PS6.99 Rose de Balthazar 2017-18 Pays d'Oc Waitrose This blend of syrah and grenache grapes is pale and elegant but still has plenty of fruity, berry flavours.
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Chteauneuf-du-Pape usually means full-bodied, heady reds based on Grenache. The whites are also robust and full-bodied, as is this beauty from winemaker Christian Berthet-Rayne.
It's made from the classic varieties Cinsault and Grenache and is packed with expression and character.
2016 Grazing Hog Grenache Mourvedre Tannat PS5.99 instead of PS7.99 until April 17 at Waitrose Full marks to the South African winemaker behind this well priced blend for subduing two of the wine kingdom's most muscular citizens (mourvedre and tannat) and blending them skilfully with grenache.
Together, they help solve the family conundrum: Anyone who prefers sweet(ish) can go for the Riesling; the discoverers can explore Grenache; and the cognoscenti will feel good about Pinot.
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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