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The story of Domaine La Tasque, in photos

I have been trying without success to load a slideshow onto the website. So here is a selection of still photos, with captions, which shows what we do in the vineyards and cellar to make Domaine La Tasque. Alternatively, view the slideshow on https://www.facebook.com/latasque/

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Carignan in the spring with Renault 4

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Carignan in the snow

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Winter – ‘false roquette’ in Carignan

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Our Syrah vineyard

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Flowering

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Pruning Syrah

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Canopy management – Syrah. Who knew it was such fun?

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Green harvesting Syrah in 2015.

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Syrah

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Hand harvesting Carignan

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Hand harvesting Carignan

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Happy harvesters – Syrah 2014

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Carignan grapes harvested into 12 kg boxes

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Harvesting Syrah and loading it into the trailer of ‘the beast’

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Yet another interesting mode of transport for grapes to the winery. This time a Citroen HY.

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Back to the winery. This is why we are called Domaine La Tasque

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Destemming

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Grape stems, ready to go back to the vineyard for compost

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Filling the wooden fermenter with Syrah

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Syrah

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This time fermenting in stainless steel

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Basket press

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Emptying the tank

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Cleaning the tank – whoever said winemaking was glamorous?

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Ageing in barrel

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The barrel cellar at Domaine La Tasque

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Bottling 2014 vintage

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Press wine

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Dusting bottles

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Ageing in bottle

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Capsuling

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Mathilda

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Capsuling

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labelling

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Cork for 2014 vintage – the personal touch

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Cartons

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Syrah ready for sale

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Carignan 2014

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Launch party for 2014 vintage

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2014 vintage launch

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2014 vintage launch