Grenache Tasting Notes

Originally from Spain and adopted by the French it can be a red, rose, or white wine. The more popular red
wine has characteristics of strawberry, plums, and leather. Food pairings include grilled, stewed, and roasted meats, and lesser spiced Asian foods.

Sweetness
Dry Sweet
Body
Light Full
Acidity
Low High
Tannin
Low High

Melon

Lemon

Pear

Honey

Grenache – Fun Facts

Celebrate International Grenache Day on the 3rd Friday of every September!

Origin region is in Aragon of Northern Spain, under the Apanish synonym “Garnacha”.

Colour mutation vines have resulted in berries of different colours.

Given the long growing season required to ripen Grenache, this varietal typically yields higher alcohol levels.

Grenache – Prominent Grape Growing Areas

Grenache – Prominent Grape Growing Areas