A cool start to the year resulted in a late budburst. Dry spring and flowering in good conditions.
July was very hot, leading to a stop in the vegetative growth before a precocious beginning of veraison.
A cool and cloudy August provoked a veraison spread over quite some time.
A favorable climate at the end of maturation, during the first and last decades of September.
Second cru classé en 1855
AREA UNDER VINES : 82 ha
SOIL : Garonne gravel from the first quaternary, settled more than 600 000 years ago