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Tertulia Cellars

Tertulia Cellars
2016 Rivière Galets Estate Vineyard , Grenache, Walla Walla Valley

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Lamb Pasta Pork

Category: Grenache

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 13% RS: <1%
91 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$35

Tertulia Cellars
2016 Rivière Galets Estate Vineyard , Grenache, Walla Walla Valley

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Lamb Pasta Pork

Category: Grenache

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 13% RS: <1%
Bright violet color. Aromas of sweet berry melange, blueberry pie, peach coulis, and key lime custard with a velvety, bright, fruity light-to-medium body and a smooth, medium-length graham cracker with huckleberry jam finish. Piles of berries abound in this pure and juicy grenache that will appeal to Beaujolais nouveau drinkers.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Fruity & Juicy & Smooth
Aroma Aroma: sweet berry melange, blueberry pie, peach coulis, and key lime custard
Taste Flavor: graham cracker with huckleberry jam
Sweetness Sweetness: Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: Now on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Lamb Sausages, Coffee Crusted Smoked Pork Tenderloin, Lasagna
Bottom Line Bottom Line: Piles of berries abound in this pure and juicy grenache that will appeal to Beaujolais nouveau drinkers.

The Producer

Tertulia Cellars

The Producer
1564 Whiteley Rd
Walla Walla, WA 99362
USA
1 509-525-5700

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.