Entire vintage destroyed from Burgundy clos

9th January, 2014 by Patrick Schmitt

Hail damage has ensured that not a single drop of wine is to be produced from one of Beaune’s most important premier cru vineyards in 2013.

Chanson is the second largest land owner in the Clos des Mouches, with a 4.5 hectare holding

The Clos des Mouches vineyard, which covers 25.18 hectares in Beaune and is famed for the quality of its white Burgundy, was so badly hit by hail in last July’s storms that no wine is to be made from the premier cru plot in 2013, according to Chanson’s head of winemaking, Jean-Pierre Confuron.

Chanson is the second largest land owner in the Clos des Mouches, with a 4.5ha holding, less than Drouhin, which owns 13.4ha, while the rest of the….

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