After a scorching and dry summer and a permanent wind which permitted the vine to cope with the heat, the grapes matured extremely quickly. The harvest started early on 1st September under the sun. It lasted 15 days, the varietals for the whites and roses were picked by night so as they were not warm. During the day, we picked the grapes for the reds : they were ripe and healthy. For the Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignons , the fermentation was long 4-5 weeks, then the wines were matured between 12 and 14 months in oak barrels. The wines are powerful, rich with ripe red fruit.
After a sunny and windy summer, there was rain the third week of August which allowed the grapes to mature properly. The harvest started on 10th September under the sun with a week ahead from the normal harvest. We harvested the grapes for the whites and roses. The Grenaches and syrah for the reds were picked the third week of September , the grapes were ripe and healthy. For the syrah and cabernet sauvignons , the fermentation was 4-5 week long. The wines were aged in oak barrels between 12 and 14 months. The wines are very powerful, rich with ripe red fruit.
After a sunny and windy summer, it was rainy the first week of September which permitted the grapes to mature. The harvest started on 12th September under the sun which was slightly earlier than normally. The grapes for reds and roses were picked first so as they were nott too warm. The Grenaches and syrah for reds were picked the third week of September: the grapes were mature and healthy. The cabernet sauvignons were picked at the end of the last week of September and were perfectly healthy. The whites are very aromatic. The roses have elegant aromas and are vivid in the mouth. The Syrah and cabernet sauvignons , the fermentation was 4-5 week long. The wines were aged between 12 and 14 months in oak barrels. The wines are powerful, rich and ripe red fruit aroma.