Region 'Sauternes and Barsac' - Year 1978
|drink soon||Many wines lacked concentration but the finest were rich and well-structured|
The summer was dull, but the growing season was saved by a warm dry autumn that lasted well into October. The splendid Indian summer inhibited the development of botrytis, but some wines show good concentration because the grapes became raisined. Only the best estates made wines of distinction.