Cinsault shows beauty in its simplcity
What you need to know!
Cinsault is a wine for people who appreciate craftsmanship, who appreciate quality, but are not sold by forking out massive amounts of money just to look expensive. Cinsault celebrates simplicity over complexity, offering up a way to enjoy yourself without having to challenge yourself. Cinsault is a wine everybody can enjoy straight up.
As winemakers continue to look for ways to stand out from the crowd, many are attracted to Cinsault as a way to offer something new, and something different from the regular Pinot Noir. Cinsault has a long history in different areas, but was largely forgotten because it was considered cheap. Those vines have aged well though, and Cinsault is roaring back with a tremendous amount of character and some stellar performances.
Food pairings for Cinsault
Like other medium bodied red wines, Cinsault is a wine that has a broad spectrum when it comes to food pairings. Ciunsault is grown widely in Morocco and Lebanon, and is phenomenal to pair with these distinct cuisines.
Scouting tips - Where to look for Cinsault
Some of the oldest grape vines in California were Cinsault dating back to the 1880s. Somehow survived prohibition, and is now roaring with some fantastic wines.
Occasion Pairings for Cinsault
Hanging out with a few friends, getting together and discussing some hearty subjects are perfect for Cinsault. Cinsault is not so heavy that it will overwhelm or steal the spotlight, but just full enough that it will warm your heart.
Anything else you need to know about Cinsault?
Cinsault is known to be one of the parents of Pinotage, so it must have some pretty good genes.