Domaine des Bosquets Sets a New Course

Julien Bréchet has turned this Gigondas estate into a contender
Domaine des Bosquets Sets a New Course
Julien Bréchet has radically changed the wine style at Bosquets. (James Molesworth)
Jun 28, 2017

After arriving in the Rhône via the usual plane, train and automobile, I pulled into Gigondas in time for a quick lunch, then met up with Julien Bréchet of Domaine des Bosquets.

Representing the third generation at Bosquets, Bréchet has taken over the estate his grandfather planted. He started in 2009 (his brother Laurent runs Château de Vaudieu in Chateauneuf-du-Pape) and, along with consulting winemaker Philippe Cambie, he's quickly turned Bosquets into one of the stars of the Gigondas appellation.

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