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Bottling 2011

We decided to bottle one of the barrels now in January, another in February and the last one in May. This will give us a spread of time that the wine has been in the barrels and how the flavour … Continue reading

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Pressing & Barrelling the Wine

18All the must ready to go on land Continue reading

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Bottling the Wine

With the hot summer months coming it is now time to move the wine from the barrel into bottles. It was in early September 2009 that the wine from our first harvest was put into the barrel. This was from … Continue reading

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Vendimia / Wine Harvest 2010

On coming back from vacation we started to measure the sugar levels of the grapes and realised that the harvest had to be made almost immediately. We measured the top vineyard first, starting at the top line and sampled 4 … Continue reading

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Grape Harvest / Vendimia

Stumbling out of  bed at 5 o’clock on the morning of 4th September we just had time to review our prepared work line for the de-stemming and collection of the grapes before friends started to arrive to help. After a … Continue reading

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