What is it famous for?
From Spanish work-horse grape to representing some of Spain’s most intense wines from Priorat. It is an important component of the increasingly favoured red wine: Châteauneuf-du-Pape. It is also the “G” of the popular GSM blend in Australia where it partners with Syrah and Mourvèdre.
The GSM blend consists of Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre.
Where does it grow?
Preferring warm weather, it grows across the South of France and the Rhone region, but is also a key grape of Spain, where it is known as Garnacha.
It is the main red grape of Sardinia, where it is known as Cannonau. Australia has also embraced it.
What does it taste like?
Round and red-fruited, with a sprinkle of rich spice.
Tastes great with:
Venison Casserole, Red meat, stuffed peppers, anything from the BBQ.
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