Rhöne Vintage Report by Jaboulet: The total harvest of the Côtes du Rhône wines is 678,345 Hl. In the northernmost part, the grape harvests began on the 23rd. September and finished on the 18th. October. Winter not cold enough, not too cold in Spring. In June, the heating has to be put back on: something unheard of in living memory. The warm days arrive in July and August is a good month. The harvest goes well. There is a large crop and the grapes are healthy. We have good red wines that will keep well, with rich colour.
The white wines are correct: fruity and well balanced with acidity. They are elegant