Well represented in the Saint-Emilion region of Bordeaux with characteristics that are less accentuated tannins than its cousin, the Cabernet Sauvignon. However, it has more aromas (violets, raspberries, blackcurrants, gooseberries, licorice,…). Also known as the “Bouchy” in the region of Madiran and “Breton” in the Loire, it is a semi-late harvest grape.
Frequency: Well planted around the world.
Synonymes: Bouchy (Madiran), Breton (Loire)
Origin: Bordeaux, France
Maturity: 3rd period
Sensitivity to diseases: Odium, Mildew
Area(s) Cultivated: Internationally (Bordeaux, Loire, USA, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa,…)
Where (map) : France (Bordeaux, Loire), Italy, USA, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina, Chili, Brazil, Mexico, Morocco
Type of Wines [ Profile ] : Very fruity with aromas of dark cherries, raspberries, violets, black pepper…
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