Review: Domaine Bousquet Brut

DOMAINE BOUSQUET BRUT The nose of this sparkler offers yellow delicious apple, dried straw, floral and wet stone aromas. The flavors are predominantly tart apple and lime, with a nice mouthfeel that has adequate bubbles. Those tart flavors linger into the finish where this wine also reveals some saline qualities. It’s a very tasty sparkler…

Domaine Bousquet, Discovering the Uco Valley and Standing on One’s Head

The origin of the Domaine Bousquet family travels back to the city of Carcassonne (karkasɔn), located in the southwest of France. With an elevation of 266–820 feet, roots of civilization run deeply here. With extensive remains of medieval fortifications, see the image below. Four generations of Bousquets, the family have been able to traces themselves back to this archaic…