2014 Vintage

What a challenging vintage 2014! The season showed a running start that made everything anticipated and asked the highest reactivity in the vineyard. An accurate canopy management was the key element to set up the best conditions to handle one of the most complicated summer over the last 20 years.…

2013 Vintage

After a cold and rainy winter, 2013 vintage was characterized by a wet spring which led to pressure from fungal diseases, particularly at the blossom period. Lower-than-average temperatures in August further slowed the already delayed growth of our vines. Those challenging conditions made biodynamic preparations such as 501 (photosynthesis enhancer)…

2012 Vintage

The 2012 vintage was characterized by a historic drought: after a winter with little precipitation that lasted only until March, we saw an early budding and very few rainfalls during the months of April and May. These two fresh months made a strong development of the vines possible, without excess.…

2011 Vintage

In 2011 vintage, the winter was marked by frequent rain and it wasn’t too cold. The high amount of clay in our soils coupled with the inter row ploughing have favored the accumulation of water in the subsoil, a decisive factor during the dry summer season. The hot spring has…

2010 Vintage

2010 Vintage witnessed a very rainy winter with cool temperature around the months of March and April which have been at the origin of a late bud burst. May have seen lots of rain too and this was at the origin of the low yield of this vintage : the…

2009 Vintage

In 2009 vintage, the beginning of the growing season was marked by a very rainy month of April. Then around the flowering period and until the end of June the weather was dry, allowing a very good fruit set. The summer was hot with episodes of rain with thunderstorms and…

2008 Vintage

2008 Vintage had a premature start of the season and average rainfall in March and April. May and June were marked by heavier rainfall giving some difficulty on varieties sensible to leaking (Merlot, Sangiovese and Alicante). From June 20 until mid-October, a very dry summer with only one significant rainfall…

2007 Vintage

The 2007 vintage had a start of the vegetation growth in late March, beginning of April, which is slightly earlier than usual. Then an ideal weather for optimum development of foliage; temperature slightly above average and frequent rainfall until the end of May. Summer months were drier allowing us to…

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