TGIFunda a Red Wine Grape Varietal: The Grenache

June 17th, 2016

TGIFunda a red wine grape varietal winestars. After the cold front, the sun has come out to play. Why not have a braai tomorrow and cook up some lamb chops in the comfort of your own garden, today’s funda a red grape varietal is the elegant

GRENACHE
( Gre-nash)

APPEARANCE
fresh purple with some transparency.

SMELL
Distinctive black pepper and spice – the cloves, nutmeg and cinnamon of a Christmas cake.

TASTE
Grenache can be quite tannic, with a lean mid-palate.

ORIGIN
Spain
AGEING
Within 7 years

FOOD PAIRING
The leanness of the wine can make a good partner to a spicy, fatty lamb dish and other rich Arabian and Mediterranean food.

SERVING TEMPERATURE
Between 15º and 16º C.

SAMPLE
Diemersdal Grenache 2013
R110.00
14.5%
Spice Route Grenache 2012
14.5%
R127

Mood setting: Relax on your hammock flipping through magazines
Mood song: Somi- Ginger Me Slowly
Cheers Winefundis until next time
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