The first hailstorm arrived on 15th June, ravaging the southern part of the appellation.
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Chapoutier and Yann Chave both lost 50% of their crops, and others, such as Gilles Robin, lost closer to 85%. The second storm hit on 5th July; it wasn’t so severe, but affected areas that were spared by the first. The remaining bunches were further concentrated by the hot, dry weather.