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.
Vineyard & Vinification Note
Vineyards: Own Vineyards in Tupungato, Alto Gualtallary. By the foothills of the Andes at 4000 ft.altitude.
The vineyards enjoy a marked thermal amplitude. Gravel and sand Soil.
Winemaking: Manual harvest between the end of March and beginning of April. Fermentation with selected yeast at a maximum temperature of 27°C for 12 days.
Intense violet colour. Red and black fruit, figs and berries aromas. Medium body and round velvety tannins
Ideal with pasta and red meat dishes.