Burgundy 2016 by La Maison Joseph Drouhin

Burgundy 2016 by La Maison Joseph Drouhin

A happy ending! The 2016 growing year had been particularly testing, but the last months before the harvest made the vintage. The winter of 2015/2016 was rather mild and humid and budburst occurred in the first days of April; the first green tips were seen on the 11th of April in the majority of the vineyards. This precocity was quite similar to the 2015 vintage. On the 13th of April, a large hailstorm hit the Mâconnais and Beaujolais areas, about 1,500 hectares in the sector of St-Véran, Pouilly-Fuissé, Moulin-à-Vent, St-Amour and Fleurie. On…Read more