• Lovers of Big Reds Look To Alicante Bouschet

    30 days ago - By Wine Folly

    One of the few red grapes with red flesh, Alicante Bouschet is an oddity that makes big, juicy red wines.
    Guide to Alicante Bouschet Wine
    Some grapes evolved through nature. This one was the result of a science experiment. Over its 150-year history, Alicante Bouschet has always been in the background - as a secret ingredient to embolden other red wines, or to make bathtub booze during Prohibition.
    Today, Alicante Bouschet is finally bottled on its own. Lovers of rich, fruit-forward reds like Shiraz, Zinfandel, and Cabernet Sauvignon take note: Alicante Bouschet is quite the find!
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