Crops wiped out by frost at Garcin family’s Bordeaux wineries

19th September, 2017 by Natalie Wang

This year’s crop at two of the Garcin family’s wineries in Bordeaux were completely wiped out due to April frosts, which is estimated to have affected 60% of vineyards in the region, Hélène Garcin-Lévêque has revealed.

Hélène Garcin-Lévêque, owner of Clos L’Eglise, Château Poesia, Château d’Arce and Poesia in Lujan de Cuyo in Mendoza, Argentina

Speaking to dbHK prior to a media lunch to celebrate her flagship winery Clos L’Eglise’s 20 year anniversary, the energetic vintner lamented that Château d’Arce, the latest property purchased by her and her husband Patrice Lévêque in Côtes de Castillon, is “100 % gone”.

Across the Garonne River, the family’s Château Haut-Bergey in Pessac Léognan, which is now managed by her brother, also suffered complete loss by the….

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