Cold January followed by relatively dry and mild period. In the end of April heavy frost inflicted damage to Bordeaux vineyards. Fortunately, Gruaud vines were not
affacted that much. Summer was dry and warm with average temperatures above 20 C°. Rainy September made us anticipate the 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