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Aspiran Bouschet grapes

by | Dec 31, 2017

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Aspiran Bouschet is a black-skinned grape variety from France. It is a deeply colored grape from the cross between Gros Bouschet and Aspiran Noir.

Aspiran Bouschet grapes

Based from some reports, Aspiran Bouschet is now proven and considered as almost an extinct French grape variety.

Wines with Aspiran Bouschet grapes


The cross between Gros Bouschet and Rivairence or also known as Aspiran Noir was obtained in the year 1865 by Henri Bouschet at the Domaine de la Calmette in Maugio just near Montpellier.

Studies have shown that Aspiran Bouschet is the grandchild of Gros Bouschet’s parents – Aramon Noir as well as Teinturier.

Wine grape varieties

Characteristics of Aspiran Bouschet Wines

In France, Aspiran Bouschet was planted in few hectares but in 2008, it was amazing to know that in Argentina, there were 1912 hectares planted with this grape variety.

This old grape variety traditionally produces light bodied, perfumed wines as well as some blends in deep color.


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