Category Archives: Harvest 2008

Grape Harvest at Château La Fleur Morange 2008

The grape harvest is now finished at Château La Fleur Morange with the last of the Cabernet Franc coming in on the 14th October. It’s been a year where the wine makers have had to hold their nerve right up … Continue reading

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Grape Harvest at Château La Fleur Morange 2008

The grape harvest is now finished at Château La Fleur Morange with the last of the Cabernet Franc coming in on the 14th October. It’s been a year where the wine makers have had to hold their nerve right up … Continue reading

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La Fleur Morange Mathilde 2008

The 2008 harvest in Bordeaux will be another test of craftsmanship for the vintners with the late summer ripening the grapes right up to the last minute. Jean-Luc Thunevin (owner of Chateau Valandraud) told decanter that “If the weather continues … Continue reading

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La Fleur Morange Mathilde 2008

The 2008 harvest in Bordeaux will be another test of craftsmanship for the vintners with the late summer ripening the grapes right up to the last minute. Jean-Luc Thunevin (owner of Chateau Valandraud) told decanter that “If the weather continues … Continue reading

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Bordeaux and California Harvest 2008

It looks as if both Bordeaux and California’s harvests are going to lower yielding this year after difficult growing conditions. The weather is to blame – both wine producing areas have suffered from frosts which have damaged the buds and … Continue reading

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Bordeaux Grape Harvest 2008

Decanter have reported that the producers in the Pessac Leognan area of Bordeaux say they may have lost up to half of their crop this year, due to the April frost. As with our British apple orchards if a frost … Continue reading

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