Search Rank 6586
Over all vintages, this was the 6586th most popular wine on Wine-Searcher last year.
Search rank last month: 14634th
Alicante Bouschet is a teinturier grape variety widely planted in France (particularly in the Languedoc-Roussillon region), Spain and Portugal and, to a lesser extent, in parts of Italy, Israel, Macedonia, North Africa, Chile and California. The variety is a crossing of Petit Bouschet and Grenache, first cultivated by viticulturalist Henri Bouschet, in 1866....more
Alentejo is a well known, highly respected wine region in eastern Portugal. This hot, dry area is best known for its red wines, the best of which are sold under the and Alentejo DOC (Denominacao de Origem Controlada) title. These wines are typically made from Aragonez (Tempranillo), Castelao, Trincadeira or a rich, ripe, jammy blend of the three. Although famously diverse in its portfolio of wine grapes (navigating the many names and their synonyms is a challenge), Alentejo has not been sluggish to adopt such globally popular varieties as ...more
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