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Malbec Premium Domaine Bousquet (Argentina)

Domaine-Bousquet-Malbec

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Malbec is the must-have grape of the moment. This version is a velvety organic juice with a robust character. Full of everything: dark and ripe fruits and spiciness, with soft tannins which make this wine very friendly and easy drinkable. Light the BBQ, invite a bunch of friends, make sure you have enough in stock of this rich and fleshy red and you have a memorable night in the making.

Aroma:
Dark berries and bramble fruit, hints of violets and spice.

Taste:
Fruit-driven with oaky notes, integrated tannins that leave a soft and supple mouthfeel.

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About Domaine Bousquet

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Pictures from left to right: (1) Anne Bousquet and her husband Labid Al Ameri (2) The Bousquet vineyards situated in the foothills of the majestic Andes

Domaine Bousquet
Four generations of the Bousquet family made wine in southern France, in the city of Carcassonne, before Jean Bousquet had the idea that Argentina would be a good place to produce wine.

He sold his vineyards in France and in the 1990s moved to Argentina with his daughter Anne and her husband Labid Al Ameri, to find a good location. Mendoza, the largest wine region in Argentina, was the obvious choice, but not so much the part of Mendoza they settled on.

Bousquet bought about 270 acres (since expanded to 600 acres) in the Gualtallary valley in Tupungato, Mendoza, in 1997. With cool nights and a near-constant breeze, the vineyard is in a region with the ideal conditions to produce ripe grapes and extraordinary wines.

Domaine Bousquet practices organic viti- and viniculture.

Specifications

Style: Full bodied, rich red
Country of Origin: Argentina
Region: Mendoza
Appellation:
Grape: 100% Malbec
Year: 2015
Alcohol: 15%
Bottle size: 0,75L
Closure: Screw cap
Drink by: 2022

The Region

Mendoza | Argentina

Mendoza is the great throbbing heart of Argentine wine. It is a winegrowing region with a combination that is unique in the world in terms of altitude, desert climate, low humidity and natural meltwater irrigation.

Mendoza Province is one of the Argentina’s most important wine regions, accounting for nearly two-thirds of the country’s entire wine production. Located in the eastern foothills of the massive Andes in the shadow of Mount Aconcagua, vineyards are planted at some of the highest altitudes in the world, with the average site located 600–1,100 metres above sea level.

Although many grape varieties are planted, Malbec is king in Mendoza.

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