Posted in Progress, tagged Burgundy 2010, Burgundy limestone, Chambertin 2010, Charmes-Chambertin 'Aux Charmes', Charmes-Chambertin 2010, Grand Cru 2010, Les Chaffots, Maison Ilan 2010, Morey Saint Denis 2010 on July 23, 2010 |
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After a very cold and wet winter, we have experiences a shuffling of the cards from extreme heat to unrelenting thunderstorms. I decided to pop back into the vineyards to see how the clusters were developing, and to see how the vineyards’ soils were processing the water.
Limestone littered soils at Les Chaffots 1er Cru
The soils looked great at each site, showing no signs of soil erosion or puddling.
Les Chaffots 1er Cru Cluster
Looking down a row of Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru 'Aux Charmes' after leaf pulling
A few clusters of Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru 'Aux Charmes'
Chunks of limestone found at Charmes-Chambertin Grand Cru 'Aux Charmes'
Clusters at Le Chambertin Grand Cru
Countless small limestone slivers at Le Chambertin Grand Cru
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