As the harvest of the vintage came to an end a few months ago in the Bordeaux vineyards, the year 2021 seems to have been synonymous with anxiety followed by relief. Weather phenomena and diseases have not spared the vines.
Volumes have decreased compared to previous years, but early signs of this vintage still remain optimistic.
This summer’s relatively mild weather has produced fruitier, more aromatic grapes, which should give the wines more elegance and freshness.
The verdict will be out in a few months’ time, at the primeurs tastings.