Grenache/Garnacha (red)

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[Grape Variety]

One of the world's most widely planted grapes, the thin-skinned Grenache is a quintessentially Mediterranean red variety which does best as a low yielding bush vine.

Image: Black Grenache Wine Grape by © Christophe Grilhé, provided by Inter Rhône

It also makes good fortified reds as in Banyuls, Rivesaltes and Maury. Known in Spain as Garnacha tinta, where it's widely planted, particularly in Rioja and Priorat, it fleshes out the tempranillo. It's grown in California and in Italy too.

What does it taste like?white pepper and raspberry
thyme and rosemary scents

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