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Zoom on French Varieties: Trousseau

Hosted by the Consul of the Grenoble Wine Tasting Group
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Took place 4 weeks ago
Fri 19 Mar 20:00 - 22:00

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Trousseau or Trousseau Noir, also known as Bastardo and Merenzao, is an old variety of red wine grape originating in France.

It is grown in small amounts in many parts of Western Europe; the largest plantations are today found in Portugal, where most famously it is used in port wine.

It is one of the red grapes in Jura! So I propose you get yourself a bottle of trousseau from Arbois at the Apogee as I did. ( Singulier- Protected content
As usually it is only a suggestion and clearly outside France these bottles will be difficult to get by - a glass of port based on Bastardo will do...