A large but unexciting vintage of fast-maturing wines
Flowering took place slightly behind schedule after a relatively mild winter. The weather warmed up by summer, and July and August were both hot and dry. The pattern was reversed in the first three weeks of September, with cold, damp conditions, although the end of the month saw a return to sunshine. Reds: The harvest, which started in October, was plagued by intermittent rain.
In general less consistant than ’62 or ’66. Many Medocs suffer from a slightly bitter after-taste and are past their best.
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