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  • n. A grape variety from the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France
  • n. The red wine made from this type of grape


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  • You may never have heard of the hermitage grape and you may not ever hear it again since the name is used only in South Africa - the grape is from France where it is called cinsault, pronounced san-so. Local

  • (He'll have to wait until a day later, when we get to the high (wire-trained) cinsault, to declare such grapes a pleasure to harvest.)

    la recolte - French Word-A-Day

  • Domaine Ott, French, a blend of cabernet sauvignon, cinsault and Grenache.

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  • Pradeaux Bandol Rosé, French, is a blend of cinsault, grenache, and mourvedre grapes.

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  • Here's another fine grenache-based southern Rhône 70 per cent grenache, the balance syrah, mourvèdre, carignan and cinsault from Bernard Latour, a producer with vines in the Gigondas/Vacqueyras area.

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  • Next the unoaked MUSAR JEUNE RED 2009, made with young vines of cabernet sauvignon, cinsault and syrah.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • The tasting began with the MUSAR JEUNE ROSE 2009, made entirely from the cinsault grape.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • Ramping the flavours up several notches is the HOCHAR 2004, from 20 to 25-year-old vines of cabernet sauvignon, cinsault, carignan and grenache.

    WalesOnline - Home

  • Made from syrah and grenache grapes with a touch of cinsault. - News

  • In fourth place, according to the annual report South African Wine Industry Statistics, is planting of South Africa's own pinotage, a cross of pinot noir and cinsault (called hermitage there) invented in the 1920s. - News :


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