June and July were had noticeable high temperatures and no precipitation.
Thanks to the good climatic conditions of the summer, the grapes reached a chemical make-up that could be qualified as excellent at the time of the harvest.
September was marked by cool and rainy weather.
These precipitations were cause for concern before the harvest but, mostly, they were useful to compensate for the excessive dryness; the consequences hereof could have been detrimental.
Second cru classé en 1855
AREA UNDER VINES : 82 ha
SOIL : Garonne gravel from the first quaternary, settled more than 600 000 years ago