The winter was very humid with mild temperatures.Vegetative growth wass lowed by a wet spring with lower -than normal-temperatures.
Beginning of summer quite cool followed by a month of July in keeping with most seasons,w ith a peak temperature on the 17 th thats lightly burnt the grapes.
August wasn’t very sunny but rather chilly which staggered the veraison.
Summer finally came along in September and October and allowed to wait for full ripeness of the grapes.
Second cru classé en 1855
AREA UNDER VINES : 82 ha
SOIL : Garonne gravel from the first quaternary, settled more than 600 000 years ago