Grenache

Grenache

[gruh-nahsh]
noun
a variety of grape used in winemaking, especially for table wines in the Rhône Valley of France and for a type of rosé in California.

Origin:
< French grenache < Catalan garnatxa, granatxa, Medieval Catalan vernatxa < Italian vernaccia, after Vernazza, a commune of the Cinque Terre, a wine-growing region of Liguria

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Grenache (ɡrɪˈnɑːʃ)
 
n
1.  a black grape originally grown in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France and now in other wine-producing areas
2.  any of various red wines made from this grape
 
[French]

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Main Entry:  grenache
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a sweet red wine grape variety; also called Garnacha, also written Grenache
Etymology:  French name of this grape
Usage:  cooking
Main Entry:  Grenache
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  See grenache
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