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Autumn & winter

It all starts in mid-November, once the leaves have fallen.
The longest work on the vines can then begin: the pruning.

This is our first work in the vines after the harvest. Its main function is to encourage the sap to flow toward the fruit-producing buds to ensure the vine growth, productivity and the best grape quality.

This step is followed by the tying-up which lasts until early spring and consists of attaching fruit-producing shoots to a fixed wire.

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Spring

As soon as the first shoots grow, the various maintenance works on the vine follows in order to obtain the optimal quality of grapes.

One of those jobs is the desuckering.
At the beginning of the shoots growth, we remove any non-fruitful shoots for a better homogenization.

Next comes the lifting. We tie the shoots between two iron wires to separate the stocks, holding them vertically and ensuring the architecture of the wine is in order to facilitate next operations.

Once the shoots are immobilized, next comes the trellising. This step consists of separating shoots and stapling them to the wires. Its main function is to capture the sunlight and to encourage air circulation.

Spring

As soon as the first shoots grow, the various maintenance works of the vine follows in order to obtain the optimal quality of grapes.

One of this work is the desuckering.
At the beginning of the shoots growth, we remove any non-fruitful shoots for a better homogenization.

Next comes the lifting. We tie the vine shoots between two iron wires to separate the stocks, holding them vertically ensuring the architecture of the wine is in order to facilitate next operations.

Once the shoots are immobilized, comes the trellising. This step consists of separating shoots and stapling them to the wires. Its main function is to capture maximum sunlight  and to encourage air circulation.

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Summer

At the beginning of summer, we do the cropping. The shoots are cut at an optimal height to limit the leaves and obtain the more suitable conditions for photosynthesis in order to guarantee the nutrition of the grape.

Finally, comes the most-awaited part for winegrowers: the harvest.
It usually starts around mid-September, when grapes (Pinot Noir and Chardonnay) are mature. That being said, each harvest differs from one another in terms of grapes’ maturities, acidity levels and percentage of alcohol. This is why we choose precisely the most suitable period to harvest.
All fruit is handpicked in small crates so as not to damage the fruit.
In this way, grapes arrive at the press without any degradation and, the quality of the juice is guaranteed.

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