Bacchus

Named after the Roman god of wine, Bacchus is found in Canada’s westernmost province of British Columbia, in the United Kingdom, and most widely in its native Germany, where Bacchus flourishes in the heart of German bulk wine production and beer country. Two-thirds of Germany’s Bacchus plantings are found in the Rheinhessen with much of the rest in the Franconia district, an area famous for its Bavarian wheat beers and the unique smoky brews known as Rauchbier.

This productive cultivar was created by crossing Müller-Thurgau with a Silvaner-Riesling cross. Bacchus is a white wine-producing varietal that adapts to a broad range of climates and benefits from its ability to grow in less favorable vineyard sites than Riesling and even Müller-Thurgau. It produces full-bodied wines, with attractive fruit and floral characteristics, similar to Muscat. As an early budder, Bacchus can be susceptible to spring frosts, and its typical lack of acidity can prove challenging, particularly in hot vintages. In Read more »

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  • Poppy Monterey Pinot Noir 2007

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    This was a great second bottle at dinner. A nice, light, fruit forward ... ... ... wine.- Bottle at Marche` Bacchus 8/10/ Read More

    Wine review by VegasOenophile


  • Hi all,First post in the forum. I am fairly new to Manhattan and excited for the wine scene. Still looking for good liquor stores etc so all advice is welcome. Look forward to discussing wine, Read More

    Forum post in the topic New Yorker First Post


  • Yalumba Chardonnay Y Series Unwooded 2006

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    I generally like the oakey qualities of chardonnay, but this was a very nice, ... clean. - Tasted at Marche` Bacchus 8/8/ Read More

    Wine review by VegasOenophile


  • St. Helena Winery Cabernet Sauvignon St. Helena Sympa Napa Valley Reserve 2005

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    Favorite of the four I tasted today. Intense and deeply concentrated currant ... act on!- Tasted at Marche` Bacchus 8/8/ Read More

    Wine review by VegasOenophile


  • Bodega Norton Privada 2006

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    Malbec, merlot and cab sauv. Nose of spice with hints on the palate of ... ... 2012. - Tasted at Marche` Bacchus 8/8/ Read More

    Wine review by VegasOenophile


  • Corté Riva Cabernet Sauvignon 2004

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    I found this a very odd cab. More akin to a smoky southern Rhone wine. It had ... really enjoying it. Marche Bacchus in Las Vegas has it for a bargain price of $2 Read More

    Wine review by VegasOenophile


  • In my last post, I wrote about the dilemma I am facing in naming my personal ... ... fame from a story of Bacchus travels when he was looking for a getaway after the Carabinieri (Italian police) were after his ass for being a cult-wino-instigator.  In this particular story, Bacchus took refuge in the foothills of Massico with a farmer named F... Read More

    Forum post in the topic An Ode to Wine Drinking History


  • Peter Brum Bacchus NV

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    This is a great summer wine, hint of peach, pear, and fruits. light on the tongue and great to match with seafood, or thai and spicy food. fantastic value for a quality wine Read More

    Wine review by tampawineguy


  • In my last post, I wrote about the dilemma I am facing in naming my personal ... ... fame from a story of Bacchus' travels when he was looking for a getaway after the “Carabinieri” (Italian police) were after his ass for being a cult-wino-instigator.  In this particular story, Bacchus took refuge in the foothills of Massico with a farmer name... Read More

    From the article An Ode to Wine Drinking History


  • I'd heard of Camel Valley Winery's reputation (award winning sparklers) since I ... ripening grapes, including Bacchus, Triomphe, Dornfelder, Rondo, Pinot Noir, Dornfelder, Seyval, Huxel and Reissersteiner. When I asked how they figured out why these grapes would work well in the English climate, Sam said that they are all commonly grown in Ger... Read More

    Forum post in the topic Spotlight: Camel Valley Winery


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