2014 Bordeaux Harvest for the White Wine Grapes has Officially Started

    … their harvest as well with their young, Sauvignon Blanc vines. In fact, Chateau Haut Brion as usual was the first to start picking that day, literally, as they prefer to harvest before daybreak. Semillon, which takes more time to ripen is harvested later. One of the first estates to start picking in Pessac Leognan is often Chateau Carbonnieux. They started…

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    Right Bank Bordeaux: Vintage Retrospective

    …Music takes us out of the actual and whispers to us, dim secrets that startle our wonder, as to who we are... ~ RW Emerson Like music [which is nearly always playing in my home] wine too, whispers it secrets, but you have to slow down long enough to hear what it's saying, and if wine has a song to sing, in my opinion Saint Emilion is its composer…

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