Result list for “Nicolas Rossignol” (61 entries)

closing in on the 2013 vintage…

By billn on September 05, 2013 #harvests#vintage 2013

I chatted with the ‘home domaine’ today to get a better feel for how things are running: It seems that, despite great weather in August and (so far) in September, the harvesting timeline has been extended a little further. Whites and the first Côte de Nuits reds will probably arrive… Read More

harvest: a few more notes

By billn on September 23, 2012 #harvests#vintage 2012

Starting with bit of an advertorial from François Labet at Château La Tour in the Clos de Vougeot. We just started slowly and our forecast looks quite accurate. We picked yesterday the young vines replanted in the Vieilles Vignes plots at Chateau de la Tour. We expect to produce… Read More

harvest time…

By billn on September 20, 2012 #harvests#vintage 2012

At the home domaine anyway! Today was the home-team’s start (ignoring a little bourgogne blanc must, already delivered) with grapes arriving from Beaune 1er Cras, Savigny 1er Les Peuillets and Aloxe 1er Les Valozières. ‘The Boss’ notes: Honestly, it looks good – I’m surprised to be happy! I’ve… Read More

a vineyard update – floraison & rain…

By billn on June 11, 2012 #vintage 2012

Lots happening while I was away. The first flowers in the vines were in the last days of May (see image (right) in Volnay Les Angles taken 29th May, courtesy Nicolas Rossignol) a little precocious, and some way ahead of the average for the Côte d’Or. But then, of-course,… Read More

le harvest!

By billn on August 30, 2011 #vintage 2011

The time is nigh – I’ll be at the triage table from tomorrow for five days. Despite the early predictions of mid-August harvesting and the hot weather of the last couple of weeks, many will not start their picking until the calendar turns to September. There’s a big difference… Read More

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