Jefford on Monday: Hail and farewell to Pomerol 1982

Image Eglise-Clinet-Pomerol-church-from-June-2015-300x199.jpgThe vintage that started everything? Andrew Jefford says Ave Atque Vale – hail and farewell – to some great Pomerol 1982 wines…L’Eglise Clinet vines, June 2015Everything, it seems with hindsight, began in 1982.  That was the vintage which, with a crash of cymbals, ushered in the modern wine world – in Bordeaux, of course, but given Bordeaux’s significance, in the wine world more generally. Scroll down to see Andrew Jefford’s Pomerol 1982 wine notes Everything?  In the vineyards, 1982 marked the turning of the tide on ‘chemical viticulture’, and a slow return to the understanding that there can be no great wine without the effort and endeavour…

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