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Vintage 2017

the office today…

the office today…

Just a stunning day today in the Côte de Beaune – perhaps in other places too 🙂 25°C was easily attained in the latter half of the afternoon, and whilst the colours in the vines might have been just that little bit better last week – we’ve lost some leaves and others have browned since […]

marko de morey’s (hautes) côte de nuits harvest gallery – the last day

HCDN-Arrival

Monday the 18th was Marko’s last day harvesting this year – Saturday and Sunday were ‘off’ days due to a) the weather and b) waiting for the ripeness of the Hautes Côtes fruit – helpful for Marko as he was suffering from some man-flu. But Monday they attacked: Thank-you Marko!  

marko de morey’s côte de nuits harvest gallery – days 8 + 9

Roncevie Rest-Break

Marko is back home and feeding me his remaining harvesting pics. Enjoy…  

2017 harvest – 19 september

2017 harvest – 19 september

99.9% of the harvesting is now over, only the late finishers of the Côte de Nuits (and maybe Hautes Côtes!) such as Damoy, Ponsot and Grivot seem to be unfinished. Even Marko de Morey finished his harvesting yesterday – surviving a weekend bout of a sore throat and heavy head-cold – so didn’t join us […]

marko de morey’s côte de nuits harvest gallery – day 7

marko de morey’s côte de nuits harvest gallery – day 7

Nuits St.Georges:

marko de morey’s côte de nuits harvest gallery – days 5 + 6

marko de morey’s côte de nuits harvest gallery – days 5 + 6

marko de morey’s côte de nuits harvest gallery – days 2+3+4

marko de morey’s côte de nuits harvest gallery – days 2+3+4

2017 harvest – 15 september

2017 harvest – 15 september

Nuits St.Georges – almost a double rainbow 5 minutes later… Today was more like April – despite a dry forecast – the showers came blustery and sometimes heavy. There was even hail at lunchtime at Gevrey rail-station – but the localised nature of these squalls seems to have completely missed the Route des Grands Crus. […]

marko de morey’s côte de nuits harvest gallery – days 1 + 2

marko de morey’s côte de nuits harvest gallery – days 1 + 2

marko de morey – arrival day plus day 1 – côte de nuits harvest…

marko de morey – arrival day plus day 1 – côte de nuits harvest…

Our man in Morey is fully on-station this year, unfortunately his James Bond supply of electronics has let him down. But his camera is working, if unfortunately sans commentary this year. Photos from 05+06 September:

2017 harvest – 14 september

2017 harvest – 14 september

Nuits’ Clos de l’Arlot , this afternoon… Although I ‘did’ Nuits and Chambolle yesterday, I’m a sucker for a nice view – so today, the team of l’Arlot were at it again, plus more again in the swathe of vines (Premeaux) south of Nuits close to Les St.Georges. As I pulled off the D974, direction […]

2017 harvest – 13 september

2017 harvest – 13 september

Chambolle today… The morning was pretty Autumnal and cold, so it was a surprise when it became a little muggy and 24°C in the afternoon – rain was forecast but never really materialised. I started my afternoon tour on the northern border of Chambolle-Musigny with Morey – where Marko de Morey was picking some Aligoté […]

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