My 2021 Vintage
Encouraged by vigneron friends in the Languedoc, I made two wines last year: a red and a pétillant-naturel. Here's how it went.
Clos Fantine’s Corine Andrieu is in the habit of conducting small, targeted harvests in the evening on her own, without the rest of the team. To ensure a gaggle of fourteen muscat vines get taken in on time, or to make a sentimental pass through some young-vine cinsault that had frosted.
Last year, I accompanied her on most of these sorties. Harvesting …