Grenache

The Grenachista

Sonoma Valley Grenache Rosé 2018

@Delectable Wine this is the Grenache PetNat from this producer. It was not in the database. Really interesting PetNat. And, probably second to the Westminister Pet-Nat from Maryland that went out into left field with their recent bottling. This one is delicious. A hint of bubbles. Consistent on the very front with some lemon and honeycrisp apple. Pears and peach invade the middle. A little yeasty towards the finish. Very enjoyable. Would be an excellent light sparkler to enjoy on a 100 degree day. These are in no way meant to cellar, so pop the bottlecap on this one and enjoy this awesome little Pet-Nat from Grenachista. — 15 days ago

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BK Wines

Springs Hill Series Sparks Grenache 2015

Loved this, pulled from the cellar at the Crafers Hotel, SA. Last drink before going dry Feb. Paired with duck. Darker fruited with a bit more heft from some Syrah mixed in. Earthy, mild spice, dense, very whole bunch giving a gorgeous savoury tannic finish. Great food match. — 16 days ago

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@Simon Gilligan Congratulations on going dry for February. Hope you make it.
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@Bob McDonald Indeed! Deep breath, here we go.

Year Wines

McLaren Vale Grenache 2017

Matt Austin
9.0

Light and delicate, but high octane at the same time. — 13 days ago

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Alfredo Maestro (Bodegas y Viñedos Maestro Tejero)

El Rey del Glam Maceracion Carbonica Garnacha

Almost medicinal like an amaro. Very nice to drink. Warming with some good tannins and body. — 4 days ago

Bodega Comando

La Bruja Avería Rozas de Puerto Real Grenache 2011

A very light color, garnets and glass.
The nose is spicy - almost like a curry of southern Spanish spices leading with Tarragon.
Looks may be deceiving! Huge meaty flavors, with dank forest floor, tabaco, pencil lead, licorice, granite, dusty cellar, and popsicle Stick tannins with lip chomping coriander acidity.
A cornucopia of expression. This is not to be missed. Definitely not a pedestrian wine.
¡Muy interesante!
— 10 days ago

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Neil Valenzuela

Neil Valenzuela

The Witches Of Roses.
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@Trixie Cheers!🍷
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@Neil Valenzuela Es la verdad. ¡Salud! 🍷

Château Rayas

Pignan Réservé Châteauneuf-du-Pape Grenache 2003

Ripe cherry, strawberry, kirsch liquor, dried herbs, lavender & violets. — 11 days ago

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El Bombero

Cariñena Grenache 2017

I love making Paella! I opened a Spanish wine to go with. Very enjoyable!! — 7 days ago

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Knock knock!
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Making me hungry reading your review. Cheers!🍷

Domaine Duseigneur

Joanna Châteauneuf-du-Pape Grenache 2015

Spectacular Chateauneuf-du-Pape from century-old Grenache vines in the Colombis lieu-dit with extremely low yields (15 hl/ha). Only 900 bottles produced in 2015. Intensely perfumed with licorice, dark cherries and fresh herbs. Concentrated and powerful, but very elegant at the same time, like Burgundy on high alcohol steroids. The Grenache alcohol (15,5 % abv) is perfectly balanced by the acidity and the velvety tannin structure. Very long finish too. Biodynamically farmed. This producer always seems to get it right. — 19 days ago

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Cayuse Vineyards

God Only Knows Armada Vineyard Grenache 2014

Shay A
9.6

A few wines from last week’s 4th Friday event!

One of the best Cayuse Grenache I’ve ever had. So much lift and perfumed soy, iron, smoked brisket, spicy red fruits on the nose. Classic whole cluster. I assumed it had to be near 100% (and it is). Rich yet nimble on the palate, carrying currant, black tea, black cherries, crunchy cranberries and green stem. Wonderful acidity here. This is in the zone right now. Killer bottle from
@Keith Fisher .
— 19 days ago

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Hugh O'Riordan

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I’m jealous. I think I’ll buy some!!
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@Shay A This sounds right up your alley.
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Just got the 2017 allocation. I’ll need to wait a few years. Glad to see the review.

Wrath

Alta Loma Vineyard Grenache 2014

2014 Vintage. 14.3% Alcohol. Very nice Grenache. Lovely soft fruit. — 12 days ago

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