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Grenache Blanc

Grenache Blanc is a white grape variety that is grown in many viticultural regions around the world. This variety is notable for its ability to carry a range of aromas and flavors as well as its versatility as a wine.

Colour, Aromas and Taste Profile

Grenache Blanc is a light green-yellow colored grape with a small, round berry. The variety produces slightly aromatic wines with notes of citrus, melon and pear, as well as floral and herbal notes. The wines typically have a full body with moderate acidity and a slightly oily texture.

Fresh Grenache Blanc grapes on the vine

Regional Features & Food Pairings

Grenache Blanc is most widely grown in the south of France, particularly in the Languedoc-Roussillon region and also in the Rhone Valley. It is also grown in Spain, Australia, the United States and other countries. Grenache Blanc is a vigorous and productive variety and can be prone to over-cropping if not managed carefully. The variety thrives in warm climates, and can be sensitive to frost. It is often blended with other white varieties such as Roussanne and Viognier to add complexity and structure to the wine. Grenache Blanc is known for producing a range of styles, depending on the region in which it is grown. In the south of France, the variety is used to produce dry, fruity white wines with a good balance of acidity and a medium to full body. The variety also produces wines with a more intense flavor profile in the hotter climates of Spain and Australia. Grenache Blanc pairs well with a variety of dishes, from seafood and poultry to stes and vegetable dishes.

Foods to pair with Grenache Blanc:

Asian food
Pasta
Curry
Deep fried
Sausage
Fish
Light meat
Salad
Fun Fact about Grenache Blanc
Grenache Blanc is a mutation of the red grape variety Grenache Noir, and is believed to have been first discovered in the south of France in the 19th century.

Top Wines with Grenache Blanc

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La Vieille Ferme Blanc

La Vieille Ferme

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La Vieille Ferme Blanc is a delightful white wine produced by the renowned Perrin family in the Southern Rhône region of France. The wine is made from a blend of traditional grape varieties, including Grenache Blanc, Bourboulenc, Ugni Blanc, and Roussanne, sourced from the family's vineyards in the Ventoux and Luberon appellations. The vineyards are characterized by their high altitude, cool climate, and limestone soils, which impart a unique minerality to the wine. The winemaking process involves gentle pressing of the grapes, followed by fermentation in stainless steel tanks to preserve the wine's freshness and fruitiness. The resulting wine is crisp, refreshing, and aromatic, with notes of citrus, white flowers, and a hint of minerality. La Vieille Ferme Blanc is a perfect wine for any occasion, whether enjoyed on its own or paired with light dishes such as seafood, salads, or grilled vegetables.
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M. Chapoutier Belleruche Côtes-du-Rhône Blanc

M. Chapoutier

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M. Chapoutier Belleruche Côtes-du-Rhône Blanc is a white wine produced by the renowned winemaker Michel Chapoutier. The grapes are sourced from vineyards in the Côtes-du-Rhône appellation, known for its exceptional terroir and ideal growing conditions. The wine is made using traditional winemaking techniques, including fermentation in stainless steel tanks and aging on lees to enhance its complexity and depth. The resulting wine is a beautiful expression of the region, with aromas of white flowers and citrus fruits, a crisp acidity, and a refreshing minerality. It is a versatile wine that pairs well with a variety of dishes, making it a great choice for any occasion.
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Familia Torres Viña Sol Blanco

Familia Torres

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Familia Torres Viña Sol Blanco is a refreshing and elegant white wine produced by the renowned Spanish winery, Familia Torres. This wine is made from a blend of traditional Spanish grape varieties, including Parellada and Garnacha Blanca, grown in the Penedès appellation. The vineyards are located in the foothills of the Catalan mountains, where the grapes benefit from the Mediterranean climate and the mineral-rich soils. The winemaking process involves careful selection of the grapes, gentle pressing, and fermentation at low temperatures to preserve the wine's delicate aromas and flavors. The resulting wine is crisp, bright, and fruity, with notes of citrus, green apple, and white flowers. It is a perfect match for seafood, salads, and light dishes.
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Gérard Bertrand Orange Gold

Gérard Bertrand

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Gérard Bertrand Orange Gold is a premium wine produced by the renowned winemaker Gérard Bertrand. This wine comes from the Languedoc-Roussillon region in France, which is known for its exceptional vineyards. The grapes used to make this wine are carefully selected from the best vineyards in the region, which are characterized by their unique terroir and ideal growing conditions. The winemaking process is meticulous, with a focus on preserving the natural flavors and aromas of the grapes and maceration on skins from 10 to 15 days. The resulting wine is a beautiful golden color with a rich and complex flavor profile that is both elegant and refined. Gérard Bertrand Orange Gold is a must-try for any wine enthusiast looking for a high-quality wine that truly showcases the best of the Languedoc-Roussillon region.
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E. Guigal Côtes-du-Rhône Blanc

E. Guigal

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E. Guigal Côtes-du-Rhône Blanc is a white wine produced by the renowned winery E. Guigal in the Côtes-du-Rhône appellation of France. The vineyards are located on steep slopes with granite and sandy soils, which contribute to the wine's unique character. The wine is made from a blend of local grapes, which are hand-harvested and fermented in stainless steel tanks to preserve their freshness and fruitiness. The resulting wine is crisp and refreshing, with aromas of white flowers, apricots, and peaches, and a hint of minerality. It is a perfect match for seafood, salads, and light dishes, and is a great choice for those who appreciate a well-balanced and elegant white wine.
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