Bastardo

Currently under threat of extinction.

Grape: Bastardo

Color: Red

Synonyms: Trousseau

 

Main Regions: Portugal (Douro Valley, Madeira); France (Jura); California.

 

Description: Bastardo is a classic grape for Port production and is also used for red table wines in the Jura, France. It has high sugar levels when ripe and a tight structure wrapped with firm tannins.

 

Characteristics: Body: (Full);  Flavors & Smells Of: (Deep black cherry, red fruits, earth).

 

Wine Styles: Dry Red, Fortified.

 

Origin: Portugal

 

Notes:

-Bastardo is also used to make full-bodied red table wines in Dao, Portugal.

– Description from Craig Donofrio

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  • Il Bastardo Sangiovese 2006

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    Wine review by oceanofsmiles


  • Until recently the only "wine" that I've enjoyed was Arbor Mist blackberry Merlot.  Well a few weeks ago a fellow co-worker suggested to try a Moscato.  She personally tried the Barefoot brand, so I followed her suggestion and LOVED it.  Since then I've tried Easley's Raggae Red, which I also loved, and Barefoot Riesling, Barefoot White Zinfande... Read More

    Forum post in the topic New to wine and looking for...


  • Il Bastardo Sangiovese di Toscana 2008

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    I recently discovered this wine at my local wine merchant, and it was a nice ... ... time I look at that fat bastardo I just crack u Read More

    Wine review by jtryka


  • Il Bastardo Sangiovese di Toscana 2003

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    Wine review by stephenareynolds


  • Il Bastardo Bianco 2007

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    Wine review by silmike


  • Il Bastardo Sangiovese di Toscana 2008

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    Wine review by mbradd


  • Il Bastardo 2007

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    Wine review by mdhar


  • Il Bastardo Sangiovese Toscana IGT 2005

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    Wine review by gully77


  • I have a thing for Madeira. I've never bought a bottle, but I have been lucky enough to taste some pretty cool stuff and each time I'm blown away by the complexity and enjoyment I get out of these wines. Greg was kind enough to dig up some treasures from his cellar to mark the occasion of me trekking over to frigid New York from my base of San F... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Really Old Madeira


  • Quinta da Bacalhôa 2000

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    Wine review by xiko


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