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GOOD FORECAST FOR THE 2006 HARVEST

The harvest is underway! 2006 promises to be of good quality, marked by general good health of the grapes. On the vine, the bunches of grapes are fine and healthy. This year was not marked by adverse weather conditions, such as the frequent rain which compromised ripening in other years. This year's situation is more or less similar to that of 2005 with rain at the right moment to relieve the dryness caused by the heat wave at the end of July. The lovely sunny days in late August and early September have created excellent conditions for the ripening of the grapes. And, finally, this year's specially-designed agronomic treatments prevented the spread of vine pests and disease. Weather conditions during the month of September will be decisive.