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Wahluke Slope Grenache

Wahluke Slope Grenache Wine Details
Price: $25.00 per bottle

Description: Showcasing the beautiful qualities of Grenache is what was intended with this wine. We have blended our Grenache with Syrah in the past but thought it was interesting enough to stand alone. In our 2005 Grenache, pie cherries and strawberry rhubarb pie entice the palate. This medium bodied wine goes great with a variety of foods.

Varietal Definition
Grenache Noir is the world’s most widely planted grape used to make red wine, sometimes made into a stand-alone varietal, frequently as a Rosé, but most often as a backbone of red blends. Its strength is its ability to grow in arid and windy conditions. It’s particularly suited to warm coastal regions of California, Spain and France. Grenache-based wines tend to be high in alcohol, with attractive fruit qualities in youth and a sweet berry character.Used as a component in some Northern Rhône reds, nearly exclusively for Rhône Rosés and as the primary component in nearly all Southern Rhône red blends, Grenache is probably most notable as the base varietal for Chateauneuf du Pape, Cotes du Rhône and Gigondas. In spite of its fame coming from French wines, Spain is most likely this grape’s origin.


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