As is the case with many old European wine grapes, Grenache Gris has a number of synonyms but one of the names you very rarely hear is “Lledoner Roig”. By no means is this due to ignorance on the wine drinking public’s part as it has much more to do with how the grape has been regarded by the regional winemakers who use this old name. It’s admittedly a grape that’s generally on the decline. According to the former director of the viticulture laboratory in Roussillon, Pierre Torrès, that region […]

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