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Alicante Bouschet

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The most famous of the rare, red-fleshed grape varieties, Alicante Bouschet is known as a Teinturier grape. While most red grapes have red skin but clear flesh or pulp, the French Alicante Bouschet and the Georgian (country) variety called Saperavi have a red interior. These make intensely hued red wines that take to oak well and can stand some time in the cellar.

Tasting Notes for Alicante Bouschet

Alicante Bouschet makes a dry, full-bodied red wine that is fairly high in tannins and boldly expressive of bold back fruit, pepper and fresh tobacco qualities.

Perfect Food Pairings for Alicante Bouschet

Braised short ribs, baby back ribs, creamy polenta and grilled sausages, Mediterranean lamb burger and vegetarian lasagna will pair perfetly with Alicante Bouschet.

Sommelier Secret for Alicante Bouschet

While originally the product of a French crossing (Petit Bouschet and Grenache) of the late 1800s, today Alicante Bouchet grows widely in Spain and is gaining notoriety in Portugal.

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    Meridio Arundo 2016
    Alicante Bouschet from Sicily, Italy
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      Alicante Bouschet from Alentejo, Portugal
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