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St-Estèphe, Pauillac, St-Julien, Margaux, Médoc, Haut-Médoc, Listrac, Moulis and Pessac-Léognan & Graves
A concentrated and powerful year, where patience was key due to the late onset of the botrytis. September saw just 0.5mm of rain fall in the area, meaning that there was no water to kick start the noble rot process and some estates saw grapes concentrating through simple water loss known as passerillage.