NOVEMBER IN THE CELLAR

In 1910 in November, the cellar work was marked by late vinification for sweet wines or straw wines and monitoring of wines in barrels. Here is what you can read in the Wine Trade Directory in 1910 : Preparation of liqueur wines – These wines are generally made with very ripe grapes. A certain amount of […]

COLLABORATION ENTRE LE CLOS DES FÉES ET JORDANE SAGET

Le domaine du Clos des Fées commande une œuvre d’art à Jordane Saget… sur fond de barrique Saury Plus habitué au bitume de la capitale qu’aux chênes séculaires utilisés en tonnellerie, Jordane Saget a su magnifier avec brio ce support original, rappelant par la même occasion l’art de la peinture sur tondo*. Grâce à cette commande passée […]

DECEMBER IN THE CELLAR

In 1910 in December, cellar work was marked by racking (or breaking), the use of grape marc and cellar maintenance and cleaning work.   Here is what can be read in the Wine Trade Directory in 1910 :   Breaking – For some wines, it is customary at this time to perform a first racking or […]

DECEMBER IN THE VINEYARD

In 1910 in December, work in the vineyard was marked by the start of pruning and maintenance or preparation work for the planting of the plots.   Here is what we can read in the Wine Trade Directory in 1910 :   Winter pruning – We only start this operation in the South and the neighboring […]