We enjoy this quiet morning, one of the last before the start of our harvest on Wednesday next week.
Here we go! Grapes from our yougest vines started turning purple. For older ones, we will have to wait another few days. The harvest is so far sheduled for the 20st September. Let's hope mother nature will be nice with us and that this coming nice harvest will reach our tanks in a couple of weeks time.
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This summer, we had somes heavy rains combined with relatively warm temperatures, which stimulates grass growth as well as cryptogamic diseases. The whole family supported by two seasonal workers works very hard on grasse cover limitation to limit its impact on azot as well as residual humidity. Hence, we protect our vines by weekly organic treatments made of copper, sulfur, decoctions ( wicker as an...
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Yesterday, we emptied our two barrels to blend our cuvée de François 2020 and cuvée de Philippe 2020. The bottling is schedule for end of next week. This was a nice day in our winery, especially as it was raining again outside!