Biodynamic works to feed Earth, to respect all living organisms, terroir and to stronghold the health of the plants. It is a balance farming based on good agronomic practices used in organic farming by invigorating the soil with medicinal plant preparations. It uses solar, lunar and planetary rhythms.
In astronomy, Leaf Days are when the moon passes in front of the Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces constellations
Applications of herbal infusions, nettle slurry and comfrey take place during leaf influences, along with all methods used to stimulate sap flow in plants.
This influence is preferred for our remontage, or pumping over, processes during fermentation stages.
Leaf Days reinforce the aqueous, botanical and bitter aspects. They are not considered ideal for tasting.
In astronomy, Fruit Days are when the moon passes in front of the Aries, Leo and Sagittarius constellations
Horn silica is applied during these fruit influences. Our iconic plots are also pruned on fruit days.
This influence is preferred for all our blend tastings and bottling. It is also the time chosen for the soutirage, or racking, of our closed wines because it helps them open more.
Fruit Days are particularly good for wine tasting. They allow the wines to open and express their qualities.
In astronomy, Flower Days are when the moon passes in front of the Gemini, Libra, and Aquarius constellations
This influence is particularly suitable for all applications of valerian preparations.
This influence is favorable for all our blend tastings and bottling.
Flower Days enhance the floral scents and finesse of wines.
In astronomy, Root Days are when the moon passes in front of the Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn constellations.
Our applications of Maria Thun horn manure and compost preparations are performed during these root influences, along with all methods used to stimulate soil microbiology.
This influence is the time chosen for the soutirage, or racking, of our particularly open wines because it helps them to close and refocus.
Root Days add a more closed and mineral aspect, better adapted for terroir wines.