Region 'Sauternes and Barsac' - Year 1968
|drink now||No decent wines produced this year|
One of the worst vintages of the century, exacerbated by the weather. A cold winter and spring saw flowering take place under conditions that were far from ideal. There was little sun throughout summer, and August was the coldest and wettest for nearly 20 years. The weather did not help to promote adequate ripening, and the abundant, poor-quality crop was harvested in early October.
Sauternes was a washout.
No producers to recommend