Archive for November, 2013

RELEASE 2013 – product info

Sunday, November 10th, 2013
Our 2013 harvest is inside and I am happy with the result. It has been a very difficult vintage in terms of crop thinning and cleaning/selecting grapes.
Below is an overview of the wines of the new RELEASE 2013; our wines of the 2012 vintage and our Magma® 2011, a great vintage and profound wine.

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Harvest 2013; a difficult one!

Thursday, November 7th, 2013
Skins of MunJebel Bianco 2013

Skins of MunJebel Bianco 2013

Lots of rain and humidity and a very late start of the growing season made me nervous as to pick or hold. The problems were various for the 2013 harvest as the maturation generally was 2 weeks late and in every single vineyard the maturation was extremely variable from one vine to another. It was only until end of October that the situation improved and so we were forced to pick for the rosé over a time period from late September until end of October, whereas in a normal vintage we start mid September and finish end of September… (more…)