Alicante Bouschet

Definition

Wine

  • a red grape that has red skin and red flesh. This variety was developed in France in the late 1880s by Henri Bouschet and is a hybrid of Grenache. Alicante Bouschet is widely grown in southern France and North Africa and is grown in limited quantities in California, US This grape variety produces lower-quality wines and is often used to add depth of colour to wines made from other grape varieties.
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