- Strong wines with a soft structure, with spicy and delicate fruit notes.
- Different styles; from rosé to red wines, from dry to sweet wines.
- Food-friendly wine.
- Garnacha is a red grape variety originally from Spain, known as Grenache in France.
- Garnacha wines are light in colour, but powerful in taste. The wines tend to be full bodied, with low tannins, medium acidity and high in alcohol.
Aromas & Flavours
- Red fruits: strawberry, red plum, red cherry.
- With age: caramel, dried fruits, hazelnut.
Note: Garnacha grape is also used for rosé wines. Those wines tend to have raspberry notes, and they have a sweet perception.
Different styles of Garnacha wines to try
- Châteauneuf-du-Pape (from France). Here the grape is known as Grenache.
- Priorat (from Catalunya). Here the grape is known as Garnatxa. These wines tend to be made with 100% Garnacha.
- Sardinia (from Italy). Here the grape is known as Cannonau.
Garnacha is a food-friendly wine
- Roasted meats and vegetables.
- Ethnic foods. It goes particularly well with spices. However, avoid spicy food as the high level of alcohol will make the spicy food seem even more spicy.
Wine serving temperature
- Room temperature, around 16°C – 18°C
Grape variety also known as
- Cannonau (Italy)
- Garnacha tinta
- Garnatxa negre (Priorat, Catalunya)
- Grenache / Grenache noir