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Buscado

Buscado
2016 Grenache, Spain

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta Pork

Category: Grenache

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 14.5% RS: <1%
87 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$9.99
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Buscado
2016 Grenache, Spain

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta Pork

Category: Grenache

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 14.5% RS: <1%
Ruby black color. Jammy aromas of wild strawberry, cran-raspberry jam, sarsaparilla, celery leaf, and peach tea with a satiny, crisp, fruity light-to-medium body and a sleek, medium-length carob and rose petal jam finish with a suggestion of oak flavor. A juicy, jammy grenache with wide-appealing style.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity & Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: wild strawberry, cran-raspberry jam, sarsaparilla, celery leaf, and peach tea
Taste Flavor: carob and rose petal jam
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Pork Chops, Meat Loaf, Lasagna
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A juicy, jammy grenache with wide-appealing style.

The Producer or Importer

Quintessential Wines

The Producer or  Importer
1310 2nd St
Napa, CA 94559
USA
1 707-226-8300

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Grenache

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Serve in a Zinfandel Wine Glass
Grenache is the world's most widely planted red variety, yet its fame is primarily as a blending variety. The most famous examples are in the Rhone Valley as part of Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Gigondas, in Spain (where it is known as Garnacha) in Priorat reds, and in Australia, where it is often blended with Shiraz.

Grenache on its own is a light red wine; indeed there are numerous versions of Grenache rosé from France and Spain' respectively, these wines are Tavel and Navarra Rosé. Tannins are very light and aromas are of wild strawberry, rhubarb and geranium.

There are also small amounts of Grenache grown in Italy (in Sardinia, as Cannonau) and the United States.