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Villa Roya

Villa Roya
2018 Generación De Pasión, Grenache, Calatayud

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta Pork

Category: Grenache

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 14.5%
93 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$16
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Villa Roya
2018 Generación De Pasión, Grenache, Calatayud

Pair this wine with:
Beef Cheese Pasta Pork

Category: Grenache

Date Tasted:
Country: Spain
Alcohol: 14.5%
Brown brick red color. Aromas of dried dark berries, raspberry, pomegranate, sun dried tomato, and fresh violet with a full body and a long red currant, cranberry cherry juice, pomegranate, and chinese five spice finish. A great blend of fruit and savory aromas and flavors; ideal to pair with an entree or cheese course.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Spicy & Complex
Aroma Aroma: dried dark berries, raspberry, pomegranate, sun dried tomato, and fresh violet
Taste Flavor: red currant, cranberry cherry juice, pomegranate, and chinese five spice
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years Enjoy with food
Recipes Pairing: Baked Ham, Meat Loaf, Lasagna
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A great blend of fruit and savory aromas and flavors; ideal to pair with an entree or cheese course.

The Producer

Bronco Wine Company

The Producer
33 Harlow Court
Napa, CA 94558
USA
1 707-346-6025

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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.