Black (red) grape variety native to Spain that produces full-bodied red wines. Fantastic food pairing wine with good tannic structure. Earth, clay, marinated peppers, caramelized eggplant, and spice aromas. Dryish wine with medium body. Flavor profile differs by region, ranging from sour cherry and watermelon rind, to blackberry and blueberry with violet background and good minerality. Grown in a variety of regions in Spain with generally hot, dry climate.
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