About Alicante Bouschet Red Wine

About Alicante Bouschet Red Wine
Alicante Bouschet (also spelled Bouschet) is a red wine made from the grape of the same name. The unusual thing about this red grape is that the color of the juice is red, unlike most red varieties, in which the juice is clear.

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Dutchman Vineyard 2019  Alicante Bouschet
95 points
Black garnet color. Aromas and flavors of buttery dark roasted nuts, berry fruit leather, and clay with a supple, bright, dry-yet-fruity full body and a smooth, charming, long finish with notes of craisins, sour cherry and tomato chutney, and herbed nuts with fine, chewy tannins and moderate oak flavor. A rich, juicy, wide-lens red that paints a piquant, pleasure-packed picture on the palate.
Bodegas Piqueras 2018 Old Vines Garnacha Alicante Bouchet
92 points
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Garnet black color. Aromas of sage, pomegranate, hints of mint, and sandalwood with a slightly chewy, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity medium-to-full body and an intricate, long coconut and sun dried tomato finish with drying tannins and moderate oak flavor. A distinctive Alicante Bouschet that could be quite dreamy with lamb; enjoy notes of sandalwood and mint.
92 points $9 Best Buy
Bodegas Piqueras 2018 Los Losares Garnacha Tintorera Alicante Bouschet
89 points
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Violet color. Aromas of black cassis, earth, pine, sweet basil, and tarragon with a lightly tannic, vibrant, dry medium-to-full body and a refreshing, medium-to-long dark chocolate and sandalwood finish with firm tannins and moderate oak flavor. A firm and herbaceous Alicante Bouschet with plenty of old world charm.
89 points $8 Best Buy