Grenache Blend

Mas d'en Gil

Coma Vella Priorat Grenache Blend 2011

A great value £20-£25 Priorat that’s a bit of a liquorice beasty 😈 The fruit is full on but if you want that style it’s nicely made 😉 not really my style but judging it fairly 😁

📍 Mas d’en Gil Coma Vella 2011 Priorat

🏵 89 points

🍇 Grenache, Carignan, Cabernet Sauvignon & Syrah

💥 15% ABV

🍷 Opaque blackened ruby w/ purple rim

👃 Bursting with rich black & red fruits bathed in new charred oak, wrapped in chocolate liquorice & sprinkled w/ flinty minerals, balsamic, fig & smoke

👄 Full bodied ripe black cherry & blackcurrant in red chewy liquorice w/ a touch of green stalks

🎯 Med+ rich punchy blackcurrant, dark cherry a liquorice w/ a touch of drying rock minerals & linger of green stalk

🥗 Went great w/ Mrs Es 🍅 🥑 🧀 🥚 🍞 combo 😁 see Instagram for food 😁
— 8 days ago

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19 Crimes

The Uprising Shiraz Blend 2016

This Australian red was aged in rum barrels for 30 days, giving a softer effect than the bourbon barrels that are popularly used these days. The nose gives off a light caramel note along with the usual dark fruit one expects from South East Australia. I hear it's a blend of Shiraz, Cabernet Sauvignon and Grenache, but I've seen no official word of that. Tasty, bold, great grip, acidity, tannins. Perfect with a rosemary grilled steak.
Also, the label talks if you view it through the winery app. Kinda interesting.
— 5 days ago

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Vila Viniteca

Reina de los Deseos Grenache 2015

Another great recommendation from @gabymeetswine @vilaviniteca @ €64 - never had a Grenache from Madrid before but it’s rather tasty 😉 a few more years should make this sing but good already 👍

📍 Bodega Comando G - Reina De Los Deseos Crianza 2015

🏵 92 points

🍇 100% Grenache

🍷 Clear cherry ruby

👃 Fresh slight sweet red cherry w/ red berry, strawberry, raspberry, a hint of smoke & oak, touch of herbs, vanilla & subtle spiced blackberry

👄 Med body of soft smooth red cherry w/ undertones of watery blackberry & red berry fruits in med acidity w/ fine dry tannins

🎯 Med+ touch dry creamy red cherry/berry blast w/ a blackberry tickle & green stalky poke
— 20 hours ago

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Domaine Hauvette

Cornaline Les Baux-de-Provence Grenache Blend 2011

Ted
9.6

Just a pleasure to drink. So much going on. Reminds me of one of my all time favorites a 1996 Crozes Hermitage made for the millennium. Started with some menthol then went to sweet cherries and leather. — a day ago

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@Todd Abrams i was able to save a glass for Jeni. This was good stuff!!

Sine Qua Non

Turn the Whole Thing Upside Down Grenache 2009

Shay A
9.6

As if Part 1 of Saturday night wasn’t incredible enough, Part 2 of the final and main event for the Fall WNH was all Sine Qua Non wines. The most spectacular lineup of wines I’ve ever seen, and an overall wonderful ending to an amazing trip with fantastic people.

This was my contribution. I had this same wine about two weeks ago and thought this bottle was a hair better...main difference was serving temp (this was served just above cellar temp). I always prefer Syrah over Grenache, and that’s no different with SQN wines, but Manfred’s take on Grenache is spell binding to me. Pepperd strip, teriyaki, and spicy red fruit on the nose. Incredibly aromatic (as expected). 9yrs of age have taken this from brooding to densely, but elegant packed on the palate. Black pepper covered rhubarb pie and black cherry notes dominate the mid palate with a muddled cherry finish.
— 7 hours ago

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@Shay A - this baby was on the mark - spices were incredible on the nose and taste on the palette was intoxicating
9.5

Sine Qua Non

The Line Grenache 2008

Shay A
9.7

As if Part 1 of Saturday night wasn’t incredible enough, Part 2 of the final and main event for the Fall WNH was all Sine Qua Non wines. The most spectacular lineup of wines I’ve ever seen, and an overall wonderful ending to an amazing trip with fantastic people.

SQN. En mag. 😳 What an absolute monster of a bottle! It is both floral and spicy on the nose, revealing toasted potpourri and baked blackberry & rhubarb pie. Powerful on the palate with underripe blackberries, peppered plum, and black cherry liqueur. Tremendous in every way. What a way to seal your hosting,
@Shawn R !
— 7 hours ago

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@Shawn R badass in a glass
9.6

Domaine Hauvette

Cuvée Amethyste Les Baux-de-Provence Grenache Blend 2015

Ted
9.4

Reminds me more of a Burgundy than last nights Hauvette. Much more on the earthy side but it has just been opened. — 9 hours ago

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La Roche Buissiere

Petit Jo Grenache

It was as my favorite simple and daily blend I would buy at La Part des Anges in Nice, cheap and easy, so happy I found it 10000kms away in Oakland at Ordinaire - less cheap but as good!! — 2 days ago

Alban Vineyards

Pandora Red Rhone Blend 2013

Delicious wine. Drank as a special treat for upcoming dental visit. Lots of tannin and will age. Dark fruit, long finish. — 4 days ago

Shay, Ira and 3 others liked this
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Pinotman /// Andreas

You crack me up dental visit. Sounds like a plan for my next one.
Hugh O'Riordan

Hugh O'Riordan

Pinotman, the wine worked. I’m outliving my teeth. Good news. More importantly, I’m out living my liver!!

Kirkland Signature

Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2016

People can turn their noses up at this and say it’s just Costco wine, but frankly they make an incredible product. This is a very warm and mellow CDP that takes hardly any time to open up. Some cheaper CDP can have an astringent and green note to it but this one delivers well across the spectrum. Not too fruit forward and very restrained and structured, some baking spices and dark chocolate with warm just ripe fruit. — a day ago