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Tres Ojos

Tres Ojos
2012 Garnacha, Calatayud

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Lamb Pasta Pork

Category: Grenache

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 14.5%
88 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$8.99
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Tres Ojos
2012 Garnacha, Calatayud

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Lamb Pasta Pork

Category: Grenache

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 14.5%
Black ruby color. Herbal aromas and flavors of peppercorn herb rub and dried berries with a silky, crisp, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and a polished, interesting, breezy finish with notes of spiced melon, kiwi, nuts, and sandalwood with a suggestion of oak flavor. A pleasant, easy drinking Spanish red that will cover a lot of bases.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Juicy & Smooth, Fruity & Quaffable
Aroma Aroma: peppercorn herb rub and dried berries
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of spiced melon, kiwi, nuts, and sandalwood
Sweetness Sweetness: Dry-yet-Fruity
Enjoy Enjoy: with food and on its own
Recipes Pairing: Bacon Wrapped Filet Steak, Lamb Shawarma, Lasagna
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A pleasant, easy drinking Spanish red that will cover a lot of bases.

The Producer or Importer

Kysela Pere Et Fils, Ltd.

The Producer or  Importer
331 Victory Rd
Winchester, VA 22602
USA
1 540-722-9228

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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.