Wine red grape Alicante Bouschet was created in France by Variety Grenazh and Petit Boucher (Tentyurie du Cher).
It is widespread in southern France.
In Bulgaria occupies a small space.
The bunch is short, broad, winged. The grain is average wholesale oval dyed blue-black with abundant bloom. The skin is thick, tough. The grain is fleshy. The meat is juicy, tart flavor with mediocre and highly colored juice. The juice is red.
It ripens in the second half of September. Has a strong growth and higher yield. It is not demanding to the soil, but prefers fresh and rich soils. For him the suit sloping sites.
The wines are dense, rough, dark purple color, high extraction level and acidity. Used to improve the dye matter in wines from other varieties.