Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Joseph DROUHIN -- 2012s from bottle (Beaune)

Harvesting in the Côte d’Or started on 19 September, which would have been Côte de Beaune; harvesting for the major wines took place between 24 and 28 September, except for the Vosne-Petits Monts (21 September) and Chambolle 1er Cru (21-24 September). Drouhin used a laser-optic sorting machine in addition to two vibrating sorting tables in order to assure that only ripe grapes would be used for the wines. (Continue reading here.)