May was relatively hot and rainy which facilitated the beginning of the flowering.
A not very hot summer, sunny July, low rainfall, average temperatures. August was rainy with only little sun and low temperatures (small amplitude min.-max.).
A quite sunny September, temperatures relatively high, especially during the day, cool nights preventing the development of rot.
Second cru classé en 1855
AREA UNDER VINES : 82 ha
SOIL : Garonne gravel from the first quaternary, settled more than 600 000 years ago