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Grenache Rose, Santa Barbara County

Grenache Rose, Santa Barbara County Wine Details
Price: $12.00 per bottle

Description: This is a tasting room favorite! That’s not really surprising when consider this refreshing dry rose wine possesses beautiful aromatics, an enticing strawberry color and crisp fruit flavors of strawberry, cherry and watermelon. A seasonal wine, we craft this with warm weather in mind from Grenache and Grenache Noir grown on our Rodney’s and Camp 4 vineyards. At this price you’ll be hard pressed to find a better valued summer quaffer!

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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