Between Spain and France, Grenache has found its favourite terroir on both sides of the Pyrenees.
Originally from Spain, and probably of Aragon, it is one of the largest quality varietals of the Mediterranean, and certainly one of the most-grown grapes in France and throughout the world.
It is a fine, very vigorous and productive grape variety. It is adapted to gravely soils or stony soil with low acidity. It has no fear of arid climates and exhibits a deep and intense purple-blue colour in extreme conditions.
The forte of Grenache is not subtlety but power. It produces medium to large grape clusters, medium-sized berries and stores sugar well, yielding wines rich in alcohol, yet low in acidity.
Powerful and generous, it expresses notes of red fruit and spices and its tannins are round and melted