Origins: Spain's Eastern Coast. Mutation of Grenache Noir
Where it’s found: France (4,976ha/12,296ac), Spain (2,100ha/5,189ac), Croatia, California
Also known as: Alicante Blanca, Belon (Croatia), Garnacha/Garnatxa, Garnach(a/o) Blanc(a/o)
Most well-known from: Rhone, Roussillon (France), Catalonia, Priorat, Aragon (Spain)
Typical profile: Bright citrus tones, subtle floral notes, richly textured, slighty grippy/waxy mouthfeel, medium to high acid.