Wine art like good wine takes time to mature

Here is a ‘Gaillac’ story of a beginning with an end in sight.

Today’s unexpected news, just as I was closing an email there was a knock at my door…

A morning visitor is a rare event at my door.
This time it was my good friend Charles or to give him his full ‘Society’ title, Comte (Count) Charles-Octave de Noblet d’Anglure.

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The most picturesque way to arrive at Gaillac, the beginning a new painting based on a ‘plien aire’ study. It’s a struggle but it’s coming…   I have two quite different ideas in mind, first the basic composition must be solidified. If they work I’ll use similar ideas for Castillion la Bataille. L’étude initiale mesure … Read more