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Villa Fiore Grenache Rosé - Alexander Valley

Villa Fiore Grenache Rosé - Alexander Valley Wine Details
Price: $9.90 per bottle

Description: The generous warmth of the Alexander and Dry Creek Valleys create the ideal growing conditions that allowed the grapes for our 2005 Villa Fiore Grenache Rosé to develop the delicious bright red fruit flavors representative of this wine. Best enjoyed when it is young, our Grenache Rosé wine is a vibrant rose color with exceptional clarity. Aromas and flavors of crisp strawberry, raspberry and delicate spice shine through while soft and subtle tannins contribute to its structure.

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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