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Bordeaux 2015 - what can we say so far

  As the wines are being runoff their skins and starting the final step of turning into stable wine (malolactic fermentation is underway), we are beginning to see what 2015 has given us. 263 more words

Bordeaux 2015

It's not all about the terroir

Even the most casual reader of this column will have noticed that I’m a ‘terroirist’.

That is to say, my approach is that the taste of a wine reflects the interaction between grapes, soil, rock, climate, altitude, the slope of the vineyard in relation to sun and wind, etc. 485 more words

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The Fermentation Happy Dance

Our wine is finally in for the season. What an adventure!

Birds got almost half the crop this year.


Gathered what remained and had a celebratory harvest breakfast. 1,415 more words


Barrel Day - Time to clean and get ready for tomorrow

Today we make preparations for tomorrow. Cleaning the barrels! Tomorrow we will rack Merlot from one tank to another tank than to the barrels. I choose different toasted barrels, Luminiera, M, M+ and large for Merlot. 759 more words