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Black Prince Chambourcin 2003

Black Prince Chambourcin 2003 Wine Details
Price: $14.95 per bottle

Description: This light red wine, much like gamay, shows well in its youth. Slightly stronger tannins provide a nice mouth feel with a longer than expected finish. This early drinking wine is best served slightly chilled.

Varietal Definition
A french-american hybrid used to make red wines with fruity flavors and some herbaceousness. Grown in the cooler regions of Eastern U.S. and Canada. Decreasing acreages also found in Europe; due to stringent European Union rules these varieties cannot be blended with traditional varieties.
The red grape of Beaujolais. Vinified by a process known as 'macération carbonique'* if produces light, fruit driven wines for early consumption. At home in the granite hills of Beaujolais it is a vigorous producer but susceptible to rot. Sometimes blended with Pinot Noir under the appellation 'Bourgogne Passe-Tout-Grains'. Also grown quite extensively in the Loire Valley notably in Touraine.


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