Vintage Reports

Vintage 2013

Vintage 2013

Very good. The growing season started out neither late nor early, but several weeks after budburst considerable alarm was caused due to plunging temperatures and the threat of frost.

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Vintage 2012

Vintage 2012

The growing season for 2012 was very much in two parts. The beginning of the season in September 2011 was cool, dreary and generally dismal. Bud burst for the vines was late by around two weeks, and the flowering period that followed in early "summer" was equally dull and cold.

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Vintage 2011

Vintage 2011

The season for our 2011 harvest started off well with a slightly early budburst, and a very benign growing season. Sunshine was abundant, frost was thankfully absent, and well spaced rain events kept the vines growing evenly throughout the season.

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