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Welcome

Here are a few words about where I come from and who I am

It’s at age 29 that I decided I’d be a winemaker.
I come from a family of farmers ; I’ve always loved everything about making good soil yield great produce… 

I took over my In-Law’s winery a few years ago and have since then been trained at the Davayé School Of Winemaking..
Ever since I have run this business, I have done everything in my power to make sure our products reach the widest possible audience.

One of my main goals in life today is to provide the next generations with the know-how and the philosophy required to produce the kind of wine I currently make.

I believe in the future and am putting my trust in a new generation of eager winemakers. Together, we’ll do great things.

Welcome

Here are a few words about where I come from and who I am

It’s at age 29 that I decided I’d be a winemaker.
I come from a family of farmers ; I’ve always loved everything about making good soil yield great produce… 

I took over my In-Law’s winery a few years ago and have since then been trained at the Davayé School Of Winemaking..
Ever since I have run this business, I have done everything in my power to make sure our products reach the widest possible audience.

One of my main goals in life today is to provide the next generations with the know-how and the philosophy required to produce the kind of wine I currently make.

I believe in the future and am putting my trust in a new generation of eager winemakers. Together, we’ll do great things.

Recent news
The hot and stormy weather conditions we are currently experiencing are perfect for the vineyard’s growth and overall health!

The blossoming occurred very quickly ; we are now working hard in the vineyard before the grapes start to ripen.

We should be harvesting earlier than usual this year.

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Recent news
The Christmas holidays are on their way and we are preparing our clients’ orders so that they can enjoy our wines during the festive season.

Due to the cold temperatures, work in the vineyards is harsher than usual. Pruning has begun and will continue until next March.

The vine stocks are being set and cleaned and their support wires mended.

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Autumn

In the vineyards : dead vines are extracted mechanically and damaged posts are mended or replaced.

 

In the cellar :  post-harvest work, including fermentation monitoring and wine assembly.

Winter

In the vineyards : the main work is pruning. The vine is left with a single long shoot that will bear the year’s grape production. All pruned wood is burned or shredded. Damaged posts and wires are mended or replaced.

 

In the cellar : the wine is racked and topped.

Spring

In the vineyards : various maintenance works are performed on the vines, including weeding. New vines are planted.

 

In the cellar : the bottling process begins, as well as maturation.

Summer

In the vineyards : phytosanitary treatment of the vines, pruning, rubbing out unwanted buds.

 

In the cellar : bottling.

Automne

À la vigne : le travail principal est d’enlever les pieds morts mécaniquement et commencer à réparer les piquets cassés.

 

En cave :  travail après vendange, suivi et contrôle des fermentations, soutirage et assemblage des vins.

Hiver

À la vigne : le travail principal dans les vignes est la taille. Elle consiste à laisser une baguette de 10 à 12 yeux, ainsi qu’un porteur de 2 yeux ; la baguette assure la production de l’année et le porteur prépare le pied à la taille suivante. Élimination de tous les bois non sélectionnés qui sont soit brûlés, soit broyés. Réparation de piquets et de fils de palissage. Pliage de la baguette.

 

En cave : soutirage des vins et ouillage.

Printemps

À la vigne : divers travaux d’entretien des vignes : amendements, désherbage, etc…. Repiquage des nouveaux ceps.

 

En cave : premières mises en bouteille et suivi de l’élevage des vins.

Été

À la vigne : traitement phytosanitaire, travaux en vert (ébourgeonnage, couper les courants, accolage, relevage et rognage).

 

En cave : dernières mises.

The 2017 harvest

A video of Michel Camusat's 2017 harvest at Solutré Pouilly : harvesting, pressing, and barrelling.

Video credit : Raphaël & Sébastien Garagnon

Presenting Michel Camusat

This video is an introduction to Michel Camusat and his Solutré Pouilly vineyards in the Mâconnais region of France.

Video credit : Raphaël & Sébastien Garagnon

The 2017-2018 winter works

A video of Michel Camusat's 2017-2018 winter works in his vineyard

Video credit : Raphaël & Sébastien Garagnon

Saint Vincent Tournante 2017

The Saint Vincent Tournante event celebrates the patron saint of winemakers.

Video credit : Raphaël & Sébastien Garagnon

Get in touch with us

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EARL Michel CAMUSAT
Route de la Roche, Le Bourg
71960 Solutré Pouilly

Email : earl.michelcamusat@orange.fr

Landline : +33 (0) 3 85 35 87 75

Mobile : +33 (0) 6 76 80 52 43

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EARL Michel CAMUSAT
Route de la Roche, Le Bourg
71960 Solutré Pouilly

E-mail : earl.michelcamusat@orange.fr

Téléphone : +33 (0) 3 85 35 87 75

Mobile : +33 (0) 6 76 80 52 43

Nous remercions chaleureusement toutes les personnes qui ont contribué à l’élaboration de notre site Internet.

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