M A R Z O L F gaec Denis & Jluc
Vigneron, Viticulteur Indépendant, Propriétaire & Récoltant
9, route de Rouffach
- 68420 GUEBERSCHWIHR
Tél 03 89 49 31 02
The winemakers year...
The period in which the vinegrower prunes his vines,
allowing him to select the vine shoot which will carry the new harvest. Followed by
the remouval of the old wood which is ground. In the cellar : the control of the
evolution of the wine.
||Tieing up the vine, changing posts, wires, faulty ancours.
Tieing and arching of the vine shoots. A good period for new plantations. In the cellar :
its time to filter the wine.
||Its the month when we side shoot. (pruning the young shoots
on the vine-stock). Ploughing between the vines inorder to remove the weeds from the ground.
In the cellar : surveance of the wines;the CREMANT is bottled.
The "Prise de Mousse" (formation of bubbles)
takes place inside the bottles.
||Lifting the branches and tieing up, spraying to prevent
the different parasites and illnesses of the vines.
||Through out the summer pruning, spraying, tieing up must
||Summer pruning finishes, if there are too many grapes
some are elimitated in order to obtain a better quality. In the cellar : the wine is
bottled before the new harvest arrives.
||The winebottling is finished, preparations are made for
the grape harvest. The grapes are hand picked for the cremant.
(the sparkling wine)
||At last its harvest time...after
so much hard work and patience followed by the " vinification"
||Supervision of the fermentation, harvesting the
last grapes for the late harvest wines:Vendanges Tardives,
Sélection Grains Nobles, if its a good year: The old vines are pulled up.|
||The wine is constantly surved.|