Bordeaux 2016 reds: Dry skies mean waiting game
Bordeaux’s ‘driest summer since 1893’ means concerns about water stress but producers are feeling good compared to their cousins in Burgundy as the 2016 red harvest gets underway.
The harvest for Bordeaux 2016 reds is now fully underway with Merlot grapes arriving in cellars across the region.
But, with no rain forecast for the next 10 days, winemakers are in no rush.
Those with later ripening Cabernet vineyards, especially in Médoc, are set to wait a bit longer.
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