Allen Meadows

Vintage 2018

2018 is an early-harvest vintage marked by a spring and summer that were very hot and dry, resulting in very complete ripeness and perfectly healthy grapes. After a relatively mild and rainy winter 2017-2018, the cool, damp start of spring forecast a rather late harvest. The return of hot weather in April changed all that […]

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Vintage 2017

A vintage noted for the early return of springtime warmth, followed by a hot and sunny summer that was to extend well beyond harvest time. Winemakers trembled with fear on 27th and 29th April. Temperatures forecast to be below 0°C in the early morning led to fears of reliving the frost havoc of the previous

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Vintage 2016

2016 – a vintage that began painfully with a springtime frost on the morning of 27th April that destroyed more than half the crop in the Côte-d’Or. Our domain was relatively spared, with an overall loss of 30%, but very variable as a function of different parcels: the Vosne Romanée village was untouched, as well

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Vintage 2014

Spring was particularly dry and hot, with vegetative growth starting very early, from the end of March. These very favourable conditions lasted until the end of June, bringing about hasty vine flowering during the first week of June, then rapid swelling of the grapes, which reached the stage of fully-formed bunches by 1st July, some

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