fruity Chianti and French blends of Grenache, Cinsault and Carignan.
This region produces many French table wines made from blends of red grapes such as Mourvèdre, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Grenache.
This region produces dry, fruity reds and blush wines made from Syrah, Cinsault, Grenache, Mourvèdre, and Tibouren.
The high elevation and dry, warm weather create a friendly environment for Garnacha, or in this case for marketing purposes, Grenache.
Grenache is a robust grape doesn't wilt under the hot Mediterranean sun, doesn't parch from dry air, and its sturdy vines don't break against a stiff wind.
This Grenache Noir 2003 is a Vin de Pays Des Cévennes and makes for a good value table wine.
There are minor plantings of Malbec, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, Grenache, and Syrah, as well, to add depth and balance to many of their varietals.
Their Cote-du-Rhône is a cuvèe blend of Syrah 55 percent, Grenache 35 percent, and Mourvèdre 10 percent.
Mostly Grenache blended with Syrah and Mourvèdre, this Les Buissons is a dark ruby red with a showy nose of black fruit, spiciness, oaky vanilla, and enlivening earthy notes.
This area is known for Syrah, Grenache, and Rosè.
It's a backwater AOC in France but don't stick one's Gallic nose up at the region, there are good-value wines to be found and this Rosè from Mas Grand Plagniol is one of them, blended from Grenache, Syrah, and Cinsault.
The La Bastide Saint Dominique Grenache Secrets de Pignan is an especially unique version because it is made only from Grenache with no other varietals blended in.
By Châteauneuf-du-Pape rules, wines from this region can only use eight grape varietals to be legitimate, with Grenache being the cornerstone grape.
However, the Bonnet family's La Bastide Saint Dominique uses 100 percent Grenache in its 2003 Secrets de Pignan.
Syrah dominates the blend with 43 percent, but then Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, Carignane, Mourvedre, Sangiovese, Cinsault, and Petite Sirah are thrown into the cask.
This is a Rhône-style blend of Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre and a healthy dose of Zinfandel that adds robustness to the mix.
Domaine de l'Oratoire St.-Martin is from the village of Cairanne, a red with a typical regional blend of 60 percent Grenache, 30 percent Mourvèdre and 10 percent Syrah.
Lately I've been buying less main-stream varietals like Grenache, Carignane, and Sangiovese to pair with barbeque.
This is a blend of Grenache, Syrah, and other Rhone varietals and it sure does deliver.
The winery now produces a full line of estate grown Rhône varietals including Syrah, Grenache, Grenache Blanc, Grenache Rosé, Marsanne and Cuvée Le Bec (a blend of Grenache, Mourvedre, Syrah and Counoise).
Varietals include Riesling, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Grenache, Merlot and Pinot Noir, just to name a few.
Rhone-style wines can contain single grapes or blends from the following list of primary Rhone grapes: Grenache, Syrah, Viognier, Roussanne and Marssanne.
Grenache - If you need to complement cranberries or another tart dish, try any red from the Campo de Borja region of Spain.
Grenache varieties are among the most popular, and you'll be surprised at this wine's exceptional value.
Consider Bordeaux-style wines made from Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot, Burgundy-style wines made from Pinot Noir or Rhone-style wines like Syrah and Grenache.
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