Bousquet Merlot Wine

Vendor Domaine Bousquet
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Introducing Bousquet Merlot Wine, a superb expression of Argentine winemaking excellence from the renowned Bousquet family estate. Crafted in the heart of the Uco Valley, this Merlot embodies the passion, dedication, and high-altitude terroir that define the Bousquet winemaking philosophy.

Bousquet Merlot unveils a deep, garnet-red hue, setting the stage for a sensory journey through its rich and complex aromas. The nose is greeted with an enticing blend of ripe plum, dark cherry, and subtle hints of vanilla. These aromatics showcase the careful balance between fruit-forward notes and nuanced oak aging, creating an inviting and sophisticated bouquet.

On the palate, this Merlot reveals layers of flavor that captivate the senses. Velvety tannins provide structure, while the lush plum and blackberry fruit flavors intertwine seamlessly with touches of cocoa and spice. The well-integrated oak contributes to a smooth and lingering finish, leaving a lasting impression that invites another sip.

The grapes for Bousquet Merlot are meticulously hand-harvested from the family's organic vineyards situated at the foothills of the Andes Mountains. The high-altitude location imparts a unique character to the wine, with cool nights ensuring optimal grape development and preserving the natural acidity.

Versatile and approachable, Bousquet Merlot is an ideal companion for a wide range of culinary experiences. Whether enjoyed with grilled meats, pasta dishes, or on its own, this wine exemplifies the Bousquet commitment to producing exceptional organic wines that reflect the essence of their terroir.

Indulge in the allure of Bousquet Merlot Wine – a harmonious blend of fruit, structure, and elegance that encapsulates the spirit of the Uco Valley and the Bousquet family's dedication to organic viticulture. Elevate your wine experience with this distinctive Argentine gem.



Tasting Notes

Bousquet Merlot presents a deep and alluring garnet-red color, hinting at the wine's richness and depth before even reaching the nose.

The nose is a captivating symphony of ripe plum and dark cherry, creating an inviting fruit-forward profile. Subtle hints of vanilla and a touch of spice add layers of complexity, showcasing the meticulous oak aging process.

On the palate, this Merlot unfolds with a velvety texture that caresses the taste buds. Lush plum and blackberry flavors take center stage, expressing the full ripeness of the grapes. The integration of cocoa and subtle spice notes adds depth, creating a harmonious and well-balanced profile.

Velvety tannins provide a structured backbone to the wine, contributing to a smooth and sophisticated mouthfeel. The interplay of fruit and oak creates a pleasing complexity that evolves with each sip.

Bousquet Merlot culminates in a lingering finish, where the rich fruit flavors persist alongside a touch of vanilla and a subtle hint of spice. The seamless integration of oak and the wine's natural acidity leave a lasting impression, making it a memorable and enjoyable experience.

Distillery Information

Named after Domaine Bousquet co-owner Labid al Ameri, Domaine Bousquet's flagship wine is a Malbec-dominant blend. Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah and Merlot add the complex dimensions that elevate this wine from “expected” to “exciting.”
Known for its soft, sensual texture and approachable style, it's made from red-skinned grapes that can adapt to a variety of climates to produce food-friendly wines in many price points. Merlot can be velvety and plummy, or rich and oaky. There's something for everyone, which is why Merlot is adored.It is most prominent in Southwest France in regions like Bordeaux, Bergerac and Cahors where it is often blended with Malbec. The largest recent increase in Merlot plantations has occurred in the south of France, such as Languedoc-Roussillon, where it is often made under the designation of Vin de Pays wine.
Distilled wine is a wine that has been processed to increase the concentration of alcohol. The alcohol in wine is made by fermentation. Wine grapes are crushed to extract the juice, which winemakers call the must. The must contains sugars, and when yeast is added, it converts the sugars to alcohol.Merlot is a red wine that is produced from the grape variety of the same name. Stylistically, it runs the gamut from fruit-forward and sweet with oak to more structured and nuanced, capable of aging for decades.