Growing Progress

In 2011 the vines began to mature a bit and we even took a small crop and vinified it. Here is syrah early in the year:

earlysyrah

And here it is later on:

RiperSyrah

Nets of course to protect the grapes from the birds. Not much fun to install or remove.

Block 2 is shown here in June; second leaf grapes (as two-year old grape vines are known) developing trunks and in many cases, cordons.

Block2_2011