The History of Château Bouscaut
The vineyards of Château Bouscaut date back to the 17th century and are listed among the six Grands Cru Classés in red and white of the Pessac-Léognan appellation in the region of Graves. Currently, Sophie Lurton and Laurent Cogombles run the winery. The Château Bouscaut winery sits 34 meters above sea level in Graves and overlooks the vineyard. It nestles on an outcrop that faces due south. This charming old castle stands in the shade of centuries-old oak trees.
The Terroir of Château Bouscaut
The terroir of Château Bouscaut features clay on a calcareous base and gravel. Winemakers work to produce wines using sustainable products and tools. They respect their terroir and soils while producing wines of quality. The manual hands-on work ensures top quality and yield over 45 hl per hectare. They age wines in new, French oak barrels with extreme care and precision.
The Great Terroir of Château Bouscaut
Currently, they produce red wines from 20 hectares of Merlot and 20 hectares of Cabernet Sauvignon with a small parcel of Malbec, and white wine from 10 hectares of Sémillon and Sauvignon Blanc. The white wines have a full body, a delicate character, and a long-lasting finish, with the Sauvignon Blanc providing flavours and freshness. Clay and limestone soils lend body and elegance to the wines. Malbec is added to the blends for a spicy and peppery character to their wines. The main grape variety, Cabernet Sauvignon, is used for to produce powerful wines with a great ageing potential.
Plan Your Visit to Château Bouscaut
The winery welcomes all visitors and allows them to discover both the vineyards and the cellar. Taste their wines and learn about the best food pairing to go with each. Château Bouscaut has more to offer than just a restaurant, they also organize, in collaboration with a caterer and their chef, personalized events, conferences and receptions with a private dining area and a complete wine & food pairing menu. Be sure to book your experience in advance.