Hot winter, especially January. Low temperatures in February and in the very beginning of March (late budburst).
Negative temperatures early April. May was moderately hot and humid. Very quick flowering end of May. June and July: very hot and humid with storm rainfall.
The storms continued in a relatively cool August. September was very cool and humid, abundant rainfall from the 24th. Otherwise, a lot of sunshine (great photosynthesis=>good accumulation of sugar).
Temperatures relatively low (limited combustion of the malic acid). Very satisfactory sanitary state overall.
Second cru classé en 1855
AREA UNDER VINES : 82 ha
SOIL : Garonne gravel from the first quaternary, settled more than 600 000 years ago