Bordeaux 2015 Red Healthy Harvest in the sunshine

Despite some rain in mid August and in September, the grapes are ripening beautifully and are very healthy, this quality has not been seen since 2010. Everyone is smiling, not really seen for some 5 years! Températures have dropped into the 20°s but most days have been sunny despite a cloudy showery few days mid September and the … Continue reading Bordeaux 2015 Red Healthy Harvest in the sunshine

2015 Bordeaux Caribbean Summer, Indian one to follow?

Temperatures are set to hit 36°C today as everyone prepares for 'la rentrée'. The summer has been long, dry and hot with a break a week ago  with some rain. We are about two weeks in advance of a 'normal' year. The grapes are ripening with levels of sugar higher than normal at this point. Heavier bunches … Continue reading 2015 Bordeaux Caribbean Summer, Indian one to follow?