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Protecting the vines from frost

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The Bordeaux wine region experiences large variations in temperature and global warming is now evident…. 2017-2018-2019 :  we have endured three successive years of mildew attack, frost and drought. Again this year the winter was mild with an early bud-break for the vines as a result, at least three weeks…
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LA CLAYMORE IN 2020!

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While we take great care of 2019 in our cellars, 2020 is already emerging…   Now that winter has begun and once having produced its fruits, the nature takes a beneficial break, at least on the surface.  A brief respite in the year:  despite the apparent calm the winegrower does…
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Harvest time…

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October:  looking back on the past months… Those with a more pessimist side would say that times and climate are changing.  Is that due to nature’s whims or global warming?  Remember that sweet month of February when the temperature rose up to 16-20° in Gironde, as almost everywhere in France. …
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Before harvesting…

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 It is already August and summer is in full swing with hot sunny days. And this is the time when our vineyards require considerable labour and attention: trellising, suckering, leaf thinning. All this work helps to save the grapes from many diseases (prophylaxis) with a nice and healthy development of…
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Order your wine as futures

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Despite the difficult weather conditions last year (wet spring + high temperatures = highly virulent mildew!!), 2018 proves to be a great vintage:  fruity, dense and delightfully juicy!  A real success for a year of intense team work. This year we point out the success of Château Flaunys, the most…
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Café Maritime: tasting of deliverable wines

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There is one rendez-vous that we never miss every year:  the tasting of deliverable vintages organized by our In A Bottle club.  A great opportunity to meet with vintners of the Bordeaux wine growing region and also South-West! Once again this year this tasting for professionals was held on 17…
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Launching of La Claymore website

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Welcome to all of you! Some of you were familiar with our former website.  Today we are proud to show you our new look, a far more modern and complete. After several months’ work punctuated by periods of discussions and careful thought, we are at least on line! This blog…
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