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The Great Grenache Primer

The Great Grenache Primer

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A brief look at the grape called: Grenache, Garnacha, Granatxa, and many more. Food pairings, styles, serving recommendations and more!
A brief look at the grape called: Grenache, Garnacha, Granatxa, and many more. Food pairings, styles, serving recommendations and more!

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Published by: Ryan and Gabriella Opaz on Sep 20, 2010
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TheGreatGrenachePrimer
Grenache for all seasons, for diversity and for good company 
Brought to you by the 2010 International Grenache Symposium in Crestet, France. Find us at www.grenachesymposium.com.Grenache lovers unite!
 
Some things to know about Grenache….
 
IT’S A GREAT
GRAPE:
Widely plantedDrought resistantEco-friendlyVines get better and better with age
IT’S THE ULTIMATE
MEDITERRANEAN GRAPE:
 
Loves the sunSpans regional styles from aromatic roséto spicy redsGreat value for money
 
IT’S THE GRAPE YOU KNOW & YOU JUST DON’T KNOW IT:
 
Often hidden in blendsNoble history as part of classic wines/regions not known for one varietal,such as Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Cotes du Rhone and Priorat
Some things to LOVE abou
t Grenache….
 
IT’S “THE COMFORT GRAPE”:
 
Juicy, luscious, voluptuous fruit(rich but not jammy)Warm and spicyWelcoming, friendly, drinkable, veryapproachable when young
IT’S “THE
PINOT OF THE SOUTH
:
 
Silky and soft, broadly appealing styleNever t
oo tannic, acidic or ‘green’
 Less exclusive/expensive than Pinot NoirPower hidden in acidity/minerality so can agewith less obvious structure, like Pinot
IT’S “THE PERFECT PARTNER”:
 
Well-suited to red, white, rosé, and sweet styles
Brilliant ‘gastronomic’
winePairs well with almost any foodWorks well in any season or climatePerfect in a restaurant for diverse groups or menus
 A key to Great Grenache:
SERVING TEMPERATURE!!!!!
Keep it cool!!
Grenache is often served too warm, causing alcohol to be perceived as out of balanceSuggestion:
 
White & Rose:Serve Chilled - Not under 8°C / 45°FRed & Sweet:Serve Cool - 14-18°C / 55-65°F

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