WORLD GRENACHE DAY
Taste and Flavour Profile
Thanks to its higher alcohol content, Grenache wine has a medium-bodied taste. Its signature profile percolates with juicy, ripe red fruit punctuated with spicy notes of cinnamon and a violet-like floral bouquet.
Garnacha is made in a variety of styles, including dry, semi-sweet, and sweet wine. When this wine is made from old vines, it tends to exhibit more intense flavours along with earthy and herbaceous notes — not surprising since older vines often produce less fruit, thereby concentrating flavours.
Light Garnacha wines should be paired with poultry or pork, salmon, trout or barbecue. A fuller bodied Garnacha makes the perfect wine for a special occasion. If it’s a garnacha blend, much of the same food pairings are recommended although they can better support spicy food and wild game.