Pauillac 2010 harvest update
4 Oct 2010 by Guest contributor
Christophe Coupez of the Chambre d'Agriculture's official oenology bureau in Pauillac has sent us this update on his earlier report, which Jancis entitled Médoc 2010 - dangerously promising? Christophe describes the current state of the vines and the fruit in Pauillac, and provides maturity statistics (at the end of the article) for those who appreciate such things. He went into the vineyard on Saturday afternoon to take this picture of old-vine Cabernet and the beakers below show his analysis of grape maturity in progress... This week there has been on average little evolution in terms of quantity. We are now in...

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