Ideal conditions at Chateau Rabaud Promis. “The conditions for harvesting are very comfortable this year,” said Philippe Dejean, owner of Chateau Rabaud Promis (1st classified growth). “What better: the hot weather and an east wind, coming to concentrate our golden grapes already botrytised” he added.
However, the reactivity is required this year we recruit; we hired more than 35 pickers to harvest quickly because dry weather accelerates the concentration. A final sorting is performed on a table in the cellar (like for some red) where the grapes are hand scanned before being carried into the press.
Great concentration of flavors this year and low volumes.
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