Friday, February 12, 2016

Domaine G. Roumier/Christophe Roumier (Chambolle-Musigny) -- 2014s Tasted from Cask

Harvesting began on 16 September. He said that there was not much need to do a sorting at harvest – there had been a little problem with Asian fruit fly, but that was dealt with before harvest by taking off the grapes. Quantity overall is about average for the last twenty years: in 2014 it was 32 hl/ha, the 20-year average is 33 hl/ha (but note that in 2015, the quantity is down 25% from the average, comparable to 2010 and 2012). (Continue reading here.)