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1991 vintage guide for Red Burgundy


Sugar levels were high and many good, if slightly austere, wines were made

Weather Conditions

April frost was a major problem, but other factors such as hail in June and August and a late flowering also helped to reduce yields severely. Chambolle-Musigny, Morey St Denis, and Gevrey-Chambertin were badly affected by hail. The summer was hot and dry but interrupted by storms. In mid-September there was some rain and cooler temperatures.

Best Appellations

Growers picked rapidly from 25 September, but bunches showed uneven ripening. Nonetheless sugar levels were quite high and many good, if slightly austere, wines were

Best Producers

No producers to recommend

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