Plush, yet refined and well-focused, with floral raspberry, cracked pepper and cinnamon aromas, featuring rich flavors of cherry and smoky anise that linger on the long finish. Drink now through 2020. 250 cases made. (December 2015)
One of the most popular red varieties planted, it ripens late and prefers hot dry climates. It probably originated in Spain, where it is still widely grown. Grenache is best known for its use in Southern Rhone wines, including those of Chateauneuf-du-Pape.