We just gor the results back from the five person tasting panel who are the quality assessors for our appelation. Both the Bergerac Rouge Classique and the Cotes de Bergerac oaked wine got maximum marks.
This is done with a tractor mounted machine that fits over the vine row trimming the sides and the top. The young grapes are about the size of peas right now.
Sue Temperley writes the Wine and Wildlife blog.