Grenache vs. Garnacha: 8 Generous Reds for $30 or Less

New reviews of Grenaches and blends from France and Spain show off the prize grape's quality and versatility

Grenache vs. Garnacha: 8 Generous Reds for $30 or Less
The Southern Rhône's Gigondas village is known for complex and appealing Grenache blends.
Feb 6, 2020

Grenache is one of the world’s most widely planted red grapes, yielding diverse styles of wines under several names (Garnacha and Garnatxa in Spain, Cannonau in Sardinia) but nearly always adhering to its signature hallmarks of abundant fruit and round, appealing texture. Most of the world's Grenache comes from France and Spain, and it is from these two countries that we’ve put together eight reds at 88 points or higher, each showcasing Grenache's depth and versatility.

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