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Grapes

Bobal

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This under-the-radar grape happens to be the 2nd most planted red wine in Spain. Wines are loved for their fruity flavors, soft tannins, and velvety finish.

Primary Flavors

  • Blackberry
  • Pomegranate
  • Licorice
  • Black Tea
  • Cocoa Powder

Taste Profile

Dry

Medium Body

Medium Tannins

Medium-high Acidity

11.5–13.5% ABV

Handling

  • SERVE
    60–68°F / 15-20°C

  • GLASS TYPE
    Universal

  • DECANT
    30 Minutes

  • CELLAR
    5–10 Years

Food Pairing

Bring out Bobal’s fruity flavors by using actual fruit in your dish! Need some inspiration? Try it with orange chicken or roast chicken with pomegranate-molasses sauce.

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AboutMadeline Puckette

James Beard Award-winning author and Wine Communicator of the Year. I co-founded Wine Folly to help people learn about wine. @WineFolly