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Flashcards in Syrah/Grenache Deck (17):
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Garnacha regions
Spain
3

Rioja
Navarra
Priorat

2

Syrah/Shiraz
Key facts
4

Moderate/hot climate

Deeply colored

Med acid
Med-high tannin
Full body

Oak maturation

3

Shiraz regions
Australia
3 main
2 other

Barossa Valley

McLaren Vale

Hunter Valley

Grampians and Heathcote
Mod climate similare to Rhone style
Less full body

4

Grenache
Southern Rhône
South of France

Cotes du Rhône
Cotes du Rhône Villages

Chateauneuf du Pape

Minervois

Languedoc-Roussillon

5

Grenache in blends

Adds alcohol
Adds red fruit
Add extra spice
Lowers tannins and acid

6

Shiraz flavor
Hot climate

Black fruit

Dark chocolate

Sweet spice liquorice

7

Shiraz/Syrah
Flavors moderate climate

Black fruit
Herbaceous
Smoked meat
Spice/black pepper

8

Syrah blends with

Grenache
Viognier
Cabernet Sauvignon

9

Grenache blends with

Syrah
Mourvedre
Cinsault
Temperanillo

10

Syrah/Shiraz
Flavors in maturity

Animal, leather
Vegetal

11

Shiraz winemaking

Oak aging
barrels, chips, staves

Toast smoke vanilla coconut

12

Syrah in blends adds

Color
Tannins
Acid

Dark fruit character

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Grenache flavors
Climate
Maturity
Rosé

Hot climate- red fruit,
white pepper
Maturity- animal/leather
Toffee
Rosé- red fruit
Best consumed young
Not often oaked

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Grenache key facts 5

Hot climate

Thin skins, lighter color than Syrah

Full body high tannins high alcohol
Low acid

Makes rosé

15

Syrah region
France

Northern Rhône

Cotes Rotie
Hermitage

Crozes-hermitage is less expensive

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Labeling in Rhône

Cotes du Rhône AC

Cotés du Rhône villages AC

Cotés du Rhône villages specific name AC

Cru (Cru Crozes-Hermitage)

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Syrah/Grenache

Bulk

Pays d’Oc IGP
Languedoc AC

Spain

SE Australia- Riverland, Riverina, murray-Darling