Millésime d’Or 1911 75cl
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The Millésimes d’Or collection tells the story of a century of champagne. The Pommery and Heidsieck & C° Monopole champagnes make up the largest part from the collection.
In 1911, the average yield per hectare showed a very low average of 1,600 KG/HA.
Early flowering is best accomplished. However, the very marked chlorosis at the time of fruit set caused the grains to dry out. This drought during the summer opposes the development of the bunches, the weight of which remains low. Diseases and insects are non-existent.
The 1911 harvest started from September 10 to 12 and took place in splendid weather. The maturity is ideal, the quality exceptional despite a low harvest in the vines badly treated against mildew in 1910. Several invoices will have limited the volume of this year with high potential: chlorosis, drought and a low output.
January 21, 1911
Rally of Monte-Carlo
Start of the first Monte-Carlo Rally won by Henri Rougier, January 21, 1911.
March 11, 1911
First International Women's Day
In Europe, a million women demonstrate on March 11, 1911 for the first International Women's Day.
August 21, 1911
Theft of the Mona Lisa
Italian glazier Vincenzo Peruggia steals Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa from the Louvre Museum on August 21, 1911.
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