A year on the Hill of Corton

Winter has arrived

Clos des Vergennes, too cold for pruning.

Clos des Vergennes, too cold for pruning.

My December visit coincides with a day’s hunting, a popular activity with local winemakers.
Fortunately I arrive in time to catch the last of the fog and frost that has lasted all week.
There is no pruning, its too cold, but someone is spreading a little something behind his tractor in Bressandes, presumably fertilizer, David Croix’s team are preparing the ground to plant new vine in Corton Grèves.

Flashing lights in Bressandes

Flashing lights in Bressandes

Preparing ground in Corton Grèves for new vines

Preparing ground in Corton Gréves for new vines

Les Languettes in white

Les Languettes in white

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