Category Archives: Harvest 2011

Chateau La Fleur Morange and the 2011 Harvest

Jean François Julien, owner of Chateau La Fleur Morange recently updated me on how the harvest went this year.  He began harvesting the Merlot September 24th and finished the Cabernet Franc on October 5th.   Although the harvest was not simple … Continue reading

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My Recent Trip to Bordeaux and Concerns About the New Saint Emilion Classification

During my trip to Bordeaux last week I was able to stop off at Clos Fourtet, Troplong Mondot, La Fleur Morange, Gazin, Cheval Blanc, Haut Bailly, Lascombes, Pichon Lalande and Pontet Canet. It was great to touch base with some … Continue reading

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Bordeaux 2011 – Thoughts on the Potential Vintage

With reports coming out on early harvest dates for Bordeaux 2011 I thought it would be useful to have a look at the situation. Here in the UK fruit growers are enjoying the earliest apple harvest ever recorded in Britain … Continue reading

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