ALICANTE BOUSCHET

black grape variety


SYNONYM

garnacha tintorera (Spain)


VINE

early to mid budding

early to mid ripening

moderate to high yields

thick skin

teinturier grape variety


WINE

deep colour

medium acidity

medium to high tannins

medium to high alcohol

medium to full body

medium to pronounced intensity

raspberry, blackberry, black pepper


REGIONS

Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Provence, France

Tuscany, Italy

Alentejano, Portugal

Castile and León, Spain

Castile-La Mancha, Spain

Valencia, Spain

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