Wine Term: Teinturier Grapes

Alicante Regular red wine grapes have dark skins, but clear flesh. The color comes from contact with the skins. Teinturier grapes on the other hand are those with dark skins and red flesh. One variety of these types of grapes is Alicante Bouschet, a variety we grow here at the Ranch.Grape Folly has a short tutorial on these interesting grape anomalies; you can read ithere. ViaWine Folly