Historically, Carmenere was one of the grapes used in crafting the great red blends of Bordeaux, France. But when Phylloxera devastated Bordeaux’s vineyards in Carmenere disappeared from that appellation.
D. Yecla occupies the region that has been linked to growing vines and making wines for a long time and that has left a deep imprint on their environment, landscape, and custom and culture of the people.
Indigenous to Italy’s Piedmont region, Grignolino is only a minor red wine grape in its homeland, where it makes light red wines with characteristic herbaceous and floral aromas. http://www.snooth.com/varietal/grignolino/