16 April 2011
The Cabernet Franc really seemed to like the growing conditions this year - good sugar levels despite the cooler, damper conditions. Flavours were very nice too - once again we're looking at the Franc being a major component of the 2011 Rose.
This is a picture of Dave, our vineyard operations supervisor, test driving the new fruit collection rig. We're trying a new approach that will make this and future harvests more efficient in terms of reduced bin handling.