What kind of wine is grenache?
What does grenache taste like?
Grenache is a rather smooth and easy drinking wine, with the medium body matched with medium tannins and medium to low acidity. These characteristics are exactly why the wine is so popular in blends – it tends to round off the harder and sharper characteristics of other varieties, adding balance and smoothness to the mix.
Is garnacha the same as grenache?
What wine is grenache similar to?
What does all this mean when it comes to comparisons? Such is the quality and complexity of Australian grenache that it has earned the name ‘the pinot noir of the south’. The body, flavour, aroma and smoothness of fine grenache is quite similar to that of fine pinot noir, although the difference between the two grapes becomes more apparent as the quality goes down.