GRENACHE GRIS: Thought to be a mutated version of Grenache. Used to produce undistinguished white wines in southern France. Has premier synonym name Garnacha Rosa in Spain. Also known as Grey Grenache.
A blend of Grenache Gris, Mourvedre and Syrah from a site close to the border of Chateauneuf du Pape. Clear medium+ to intense crimson ruby colour. Clean, developed nose of rose potpourri, strawberry and blackberry perfume.
White-wine producing grape-cross derived from Muscat of Alexandria and Grenache Gris created in 1948 by a Univ. Davis viticulturist.
Wine lovers may recognize that grape from California's Ironstone winery and its ''Obsession'' bottling. Symphony is a cross between Muscat of Alexandria and Grenache Gris and makes an aromatic, quaffable, ...
See also: Blending, Must, Rhone, Banyuls, Blanc