Learn about Grenache Blanc — taste profile, popular regions and more …
A key ingredient in the white wines of Châteauneuf-du-Pape Grenache Blanc can be unctuous and soft or floral and fresh. Some of the finest examples are terroir-driven, age-worthy wines. Grenache Blanc is also a significant variety in the vins doux naturels of Rivesaltes. Many of the delicious, value-driven table whites France are Grenache Blanc blends. Single-varietal Grenache Blanc wines are becoming more popular in California and can occasionally be found in South Africa. In Spain it plays a significant role in whites wine from Priorat
Tasting Notes for Grenache Blanc
Grenache Blanc is a dry white wine with a full body and enticing aromas such as those of green plum, yellow peach, pear, mango, brioche and honeysuckle.
Perfect Food Pairings for Grenache Blanc
Grenache Blanc goes with spicy poultry or fish dishes like Chinese five spice sea bass, Moroccan tagine and satay. It can hold its own against lemon and lime zest, garlic, allspice, fennel and cilantro.
Sommelier Secrets for Grenache Blanc
Whites from the Châteauneuf-du-Pape appellation of the Rhône are often rich, oak-aged blends of Grenache Blanc and Roussanne.
- Sauvignon Blanc40
- Bordeaux White Blends18
- Other White Blends13
- Rhône White Blends10
- Pinot Gris/Grigio8
- Other White Wine6
- Chenin Blanc3
- Gruner Veltliner1
- Pinot Blanc1
- Grenache Blanc1
M. Chapoutier Chateauneuf-du-Pape La Bernardine Blanc 2016Grenache Blanc from Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Rhone, France