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French family (in some sources also in the spelling Bousquet), which is one of the wine-growing pioneers in France. In Montpellier is a street and a place named after her. The winegrower Louis-Marie Bouschet de Bernard (1784-1876) deals with the crossing of grape varieties with the goal of colorful and tannic Wines. He crossed the two varieties in 1824 Aramon Noir x Teinturier du Cher to give the first more color (the picture of him around 1850 is one of the oldest photos ever). He called her Petit Bouschet which is considered one of the first targeted and successful intersections of grape varieties.

Portrait of Louis-Marie Bouschet and Alicante Henri Bouschet

His son Henri Bouschet (1815-1881) used the creation of his father in the Domaine de Calmette in Mauguio (Département Hérault ) for further new varieties, That was among other things Alicante Henri Bouschet (Image), Aspiran Bouschet. Carignan Bouschet. Cinsaut Bouschet. Grand Noir de la Calmette. Morrastel Bouschet. Oeillade Bouschet and Piquepoul Bouschet, The grape variety image comes from the work "Ampélographie - Traité général de viticulture" by Victor Vermorel and Pierre Viala, See also below teinturier,

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