Grenache (or Grenache Noir, the red grape) is one of the most widely planted grapes in the world. Grenache grapes grow well in hot, dry climates like Southern France, Spain and parts of Australia. It develops very high sugar levels and therefore can produce Grenache wines with alcohol levels of 15% or 16%. In France Grenache is the primary grape used in making Chateauneuf-du-Pape blends. There are some exceptional Grenache wines being made in Australia and Spain. Spanish Grenache (where it's called Garnacha) is often blended with Tempranillo and in Australia a frequently found blend is Grenache, Shiraz and Mourvedre, the so-called GSM wines. Wherever they are from you should buy Grenache wines at Ultimate Wine Shop.
The wine is a product of a supple assembly of four grape varieties. The robe has great depths. The nose is of black fruit with a touch of liquorice and very elegant spicy notes. The mouthfeel is full and fleshy with long-lasting... Read More
A full-bodied wine that delivers ripe flavors of blackberries and currants with strong spice notes leading to a long, rich, anise-filled finish. A BIG, structured wine with tons of dark fruit and a real backbone. Drink this with... Read More
Vacqueyras is located in the southern Rhone region of France. Since it is a Rhone wine it is a combination if the usual suspects in Grenache and Syrah. The aroma is floral with fresh grenache typical fruit, typical Syrah spice... Read More
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