2017 harvest – 31 august


Really the most important thing to note is that yesterday was a hail-free day. I believe that some of the hail canons were lit in preparation but were not, in the end, required. Still, there was 25mm of rain in some places – it’s certainly a more overcast and cooler day for harvesting today, with rain forecast for the weekend too – then dry and sunny. The rain is very much welcome for those not planning to harvest for another 10+ days – that’s the Côte de Nuits mainly…

And to compare with a photo taken by me 6 years ago today, to-date, not a bit of this in 2017:

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