Loire 2022 – a remarkable vintage?

2022 in the Loire looks as though it is shaping up to be a very good vintage, although it is difficult for me to get a real handle on the quality when I am still in Scotland some 1,000 miles to the North while recovering from my operation to reconnect my quads to my right …

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N’habite pas à l’adresse indiquée

Hébergés par WordPress, Les 5 du Vin possèdent logiquement l'adresse suivante: http://www.les5duvin.wordpress.com. Il nous revient cependant qu'un autre blog utilise l'adresse internet http://www.les5duvin, pour un site du nom de "Les 5 sens du vin". Il comporte un assez petit nombre d'articles, signés Séverine Poupart, une personne que nous ne connaissons pas. Le premier date de …

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More Loire 2022

Although I am making a good recovery from my operation to reattach my quads to my right knee cap, it is by no means speedy enough to allow me to travel to the Loire to see how this early starting vintage is coming along, so I am continuing with reports from vignerons (largely from Facebook). …

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2022 Loire vintage news + three empty bottles

As I am unable to get out to the Loire because of my accident, here are some updates on how the the 2022 vintage is going. Domaine de la Noblaie, Ligre. Appellation Chinon 2nd September: start of the vintage @ Domaine de Nerleux, St Cyr en Bourg Saumur-Champigny, Saumur, Coteaux de Saumur, Crémant de Loire …

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Début des vendanges en Loire plus 1996 Bergerac Sec

Pierre-Jean Sauvion (Inter-Loire et Grands Chais de France) 2022 has seen an early start to this year's wine harvest in the Loire. The Ban des Vendanges for the Pays Nantais was given for the 22nd August – early but not quite as early as 2003 when it was 19th August. As Pierre-Jean Sauvion suggests 2022 …

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