Pruning of 385,000 vines is now finished!

Pruning is referred to in French as a “shaping” operation that prepares each vine before the year’s growth begins. It involves selecting one or two fruit-bearing canes and cutting off the rest. The canes selected are those that will bear the future harvest. Pruning takes a long time, 4 months, and is carried out in difficult conditions during winter. It needs to be done carefully with thought in order to restrict each vine’s growth to its growing space, in terms of height, width and properly in line. The continued development of the vine in the year following the next harvest also needs to be anticipated. Our seven vineyard workers have just finished this marathon. Well done! You’ve done some great work to prepare for the 2018 vintage.

Worth a photo!

« Back to the news list


CAMBON
ALONG OUR NEWS

Château Cambon La Pelouse 2016 – Winner of the 2019 Crus Bourgeois du Médoc Cup

The 9th Crus Bourgeois Cup was organised during Vinexpo Bordeaux in partnership with the news…

Experience enhances knowledge

The employees of Château Cambon la Pelouse are proud to share with you their years of experience working on the estate. We employ 20 people full time throughout the year, 13 of whom have been with us for many years.

“Primeur” sales are of key importance for reputed Bordeaux wines.

Primeur sales (or futures) are a unique sales method that is well-established in Bordeaux and…

2018 vintage : first tasting

This is the first time I was tasting this new 2018 vintage.

All news