“We are at the very beginning, on a few plots” of crà © mant in Entre-Deux-Mers, specified Bernard Farges, president of the Interprofessional Council of Bordeaux Wine.

The very first secateurs have just been given in Bordeaux in crà © mants, which will be followed in ten days by the whites then the reds, for a harvest that promises to be “very “Good” in quality, we learned from the interprofession on Friday. “We are at the very beginning, on a few plots” of crà © mant – 1% of Bordeaux production – in Entre-Deux-Mers, indicated Bernard Farges, chairman of the Interprofessional Wine Council of Bordeaux (CIVB).

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The harvest of the “first whites will take place from September 6, the first reds between the 15 and the 20 then really between the 20 and 25”, he specified, a “return to normality. © Â ”after a historically early 2020 harvest due to the heat. The Bordeaux region has been marked, like the other French wine regions, by episodes of “massive frost” in spring then attacks of mildew, “even more aggressive on frozen plots. es. It’s double the penalty, ”he says.

Nevertheless, the situations are very contrasted and on the plots attacked, “the grapes that remain are magnificent”, specified Bernard Farges who foresees a “small” harvest in terms of quantity. ©, but without knowing the extent of it, but “very good” in quality.

The “climatic situation is reassuring, we have good weather in front of us, the grapes which are there are pretty. If we have normal weather, in terms of quality, we are not worried at all ”. For whites and rosés in particular, “the relative summer freshness is very good news, it is a way of preserving a very strong aromatic potential”, he added. © chiseled.

The manager also notes a “strong rebound” in sales figures with a resumption in particular of restaurant orders, as well as exports. This is the case for the United States where “the purchase orders started again immediately” after the lifting of taxes which had weighed heavily on Bordeaux, in crisis since 2017.

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