The end of the winter 2015 is rather dry but with fairly low temperatures. April is average when it comes to rainfall and temperatures.
The beginning of May is marked by heavy precipitation that fortunately stops around the second decade.
Then temperatures are pleasant and typical for the season. Flowering happens in the perfect conditions! July is hot and dry with heatpeaks accelerating the phenology. August is rather cool with rainy episodes. Early September, the weather is beautiful, but heavy rainfall around the 10th; then mild temperatures with intermittent rainfall.
The sanitary status is perfectly right until the end , enabling a perfectly ripe harvest.
Second cru classé en 1855
AREA UNDER VINES : 82 ha
SOIL : Garonne gravel from the first quaternary, settled more than 600 000 years ago