French family (in some sources also in the spelling Bousquet), which is one of the wine pioneers in France. In Montpellier is a street and a place named after her. The winegrower Louis-Marie Bouschet de Bernard (1784-1876) deal with the crossing of grape varieties with the aim of more colorful and tannic Wines. He crossed the two varieties in 1824 Aramon Noir x Complexion of 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 that are considered one of the first targeted and successful intersections of grape varieties applies.
His son Henri Bouschet (1815-1881) used his father's creation in the Domaine de Calmette in Mauguio (department 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 image of the variety comes from Victor's work "Ampélographie - Traité général de viticulture" Vermorel and Pierre Viala, See also under teinturier,