Life after death

Healthy signs of recovery in the small parts of the vineyard that suffered from frost damage. The resilience of the grapevine is a thing of beauty.

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Secondary shoot growth in frosted Pinot Noir

These secondary shoots will not be as fruitful and are already well behind the rest of the vineyard, this will cause us further problems at harvest as any fruit that is on these shoots will ripen later than the rest. We will have to be very careful this year, we will wait and see the development, but it might be that this fruit is cut on the ground anyway, to avoid unripe characteristics in the wines, time will tell…

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