The Bousquet family originally arrived from Carcassonne and can proudly claim to have four generations of experience in the winemaking tradition.
This first 110 hectare parcel is located in the Gualtallary valley in Tupungato, Mendoza at an altitude of 1200 metres (4,000 feet), making it one of the higher altitude vineyards in Mendoza and the world. The cool nights and a near constant breeze emphasise the idyllic climatic/terroir conditions that these vines enjoy. In total, the Bousquet estate comprises 240 hectares of vines, all in Tupungato.
60% Chardonnay – 40% Torrontes
Vineyard & Vinification Note
Vineyards: Own Vineyards in Tupungato, Alto Gualtallary. By the foothills of the Andes at 4000 ft. altitude. Vineyards located in high areas have a lower temperature, allowing a better development of quality white grapes. Gravel and sand Soil.
Winemaking: Manual harvest during the second and third week of February. Fermentation with selected yeast at a maximum temperature of 15°C for 12 days.
Light yellow with green hues. On the nose, it shows tropical aromas and intense fruits like pineapple, mango and peach, with delicate floral notes. In the mouth, it has a persistent and intense beginning on the palate, with notes of fresh fruit and a lingering finish.
It is ideal with seafood, fish, and Asian and spicy food.