Bordeaux harvest starts with Carbonnieux after 'roller-coaster' growing season

on 03/09/10 at 4:51 am

Wine

Chateau Carbonnieux in Pessac Leognan is due to begin picking its Sauvignon Blanc grapes at the end of this week after a ‘roller-coaster’ season of highs and lows.

A cold start to the growing season, and dry weather combined with cool nights in August, have meant that most vineyards are around a week behind schedule.

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