By every measure, the Côte Chalonnaise was the region most affected by water stress, heatwave and sunburn in 2020.
The region was consistently two weeks or more in advance of the norm. The midpoint of budbreak was in March, of flowering, in May, and of veraison in July.
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See Charles Curtis MW’s tasting notes and scores for top-scoring Côte Chalonnaise 2020 wines: