Grenache: An Honorable Vine
The Grenache grape is of Spanish origin, from the province of Aragon, and is wide-spread in Provence, Corsica and Sardinia. It is a grape commonly used in the production of Mediterranean wines and gives its most beautiful expressions in “Château Neuf du Pape”. It is one of the most cultivated vines in France.
Grenache is the basic vine of the red natural sweet wines produced in the Banyuls, Maury and Rivesalts vineyards.
Tasting notes: powerful, generous in alcohol, soft tannins, black fruits, orange. In sweet wines: mocha, cocoa.
Excellent enjoyed with: vegetables stuffed with meat, lasagna, lamb chops, rabbit, dark chocolate.