September 19, 2019

Couvent begins its 2019 harvest

September 19, 2019. The first grapes of Couvent des Jacobins arrived at the heart of Saint-Émilion on September 19, 2019, in the early morning, for a second sorting before a gravity-based vatting. The berries come from the young merlots plots planted on the Southwest slope of the Saint-Émilion hill. They were ripe, juicy, balanced and packed with dense fruit aromas. The 2019 harvest begins about a week earlier than in the 2018 vintage given the sunny weather conditions, and our desire to maintain sufficient freshness in the berries. The older plots of merlot will be harvested in the week of September 23, and the cabernet francs and the petits verdots plots most likely within the first two weeks of October 2019.

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