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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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4, bud break also was discovered in the vineyard's Grenache Noir vines.
We start with the excellent wine-maker Katie Jones and her DOMAINE JONES, COTES CATALANES GRENACHE NOIR (PS12.
09 in a buy six deal at Majestic, 14% abv) is from the Languedoc and is a blend of syrah, grenache noir and carignan and is one of those warming wines which gives you a cuddle on a rainy day.
This pale-pink wine, featuring four grapes (merlot, grenache noir, grenache gris, cabernet franc), is actually a dry, light blend.
This pale pink wine, featuring four grapes (Merlot, Grenache Noir, Grenache Gris, Cabernet Franc), is actually a dry light blend.
Syrah, Grenache Noir, Mourvedre, Minervois "La Basticie" Chateau Coupe Roses Languedoc, France 2011
Made from 100% grenache noir, it's extremely moreish with a spicy kick on the finish, and one chilled glass can't help but lead to another.
Made from 100% grenache noir from old vines, this sweet-fruited red will also tantalise the taste-buds with a square of dark chocolate.
Their Sahara Vineyard at Katabah, has produced two exceptional premium wines: Caspar, a white Viognier made from grenache noir grapes with aromas of white currents, ripe apples, white peaches and white floral orange blossoms, and Nermine, a dense rich red blend of syrah, carignan and grenache noir grapes, which personify Egypt's complex culture and the noble provenance of its viniculture.
Domaine Jones Grenache Noir 2014 Cotes Catalanes (PS12.