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    French Wine Vintage Chart

    French Wine Vintage Chart & Harvest Reports

    The vintage chart and harvest reports provided by the Wine Scholar Guild gives you the ranking for every French wine region and vintage from 2000 to today.

    Andrew Jefford, award-winning wine journalist for Decanter Magazine and author of twelve books on wine including The New France has compiled information and written the vintage charts starting with the 2013 vintage. He is also updating information for the vintages prior to 2013.

    Last updated: October 2nd 2019

    Northern France

    For a quick overview of the recent vintages in the Northern wine regions of France, please use the vintage chart below.

    More detailed vintage charts, including details on the growing seasons, harvest conditions style and character of the wines are avaiable for Alsace, Champagne, Loire, and Bourgogne.

    You can read about the growing season in Alsace and learn if Riesling and Pinot Gris were particularly successful. You can also read about white and red wines from the Loire and know which vintage of Muscadet, Sancerre, Anjou and Chinon was outstanding or challenging.

    Andrew Jefford is also providing a detailed Bourgogne vintage report with a focus on the wines and vintages of Chablis, Côte de Beaune, Côte de Nuits and Mâconnais.

    Vintage Alsace Champagne Loire
    Dry whites
    & reds
    Chablis Côte de Beaune
    whites
    Côte de Beaune
    Côte de Nuits
    reds
    Mâconnais
    2018              
    2017 Qlue Qlue
    2016 Qlue Qlue
    2015
    2014 Qlue
    2013 Qlue Qlue
    2012 Qlue Qlue Qlue Qlue Qlue
    2011 Qlue
    2010
    2009 Qlue
    2008 Qlue
    2007
    2006 Qlue
    2005
    2004 Qlue
    2003
    2002 Qlue
    2001
    2000 Qlue Qlue

    Southern France

    For a quick overview of the recent vintages in the Southern wine regions of France, please use the vintage chart below.

    More detailed vintage charts, including details on the growing seasons, harvest conditions style and character of the wines are avaiable for Beaujolais, Rhône, Provence
    Languedoc-Roussillon, Bordeaux and Sauternes.

    You can read about the growing season in Northern Rhône and the Southern Rhône and how it impacted the vintage for Crus like Cornas, Hermitage, Crozes-Hermitage and Condrieu as well as for appelations and wines crafted from Grenache and Mourvèdre in the Southern Rhône.

    The Bordeaux vintage chart covers all the important Bordeaux appellations: Médoc, Graves, Pomerol, St. Emilion and Sauternes. It serves as a great source of information regarding Cabernet-based and Merlot-based reds and which are meant for early drinking vs. cellaring.

    And if you love Gamay and wonder about vintage Beaujolais, we identified vintages meant for early drinking and those best stashed in the cellar, like the Crus of Moulin à Vent & Morgon, to let them “pinote” or become Pinot Noir-like.
     

    Vintage Beaujolais Northern
    Rhône
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    Provence Languedoc-
    Roussillon
    Médoc
    Graves
    St.-Emilion
    Pomerol
    Sauternes
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    Chart Legend

    These vintage notes have been prepared by Andrew Jefford, Academic Advisor to the Wine Scholar Guild. New vintage information, and any revisions of previous vintage drinking suggestions, are made each autumn.  Use the chart as a guide only; in every vintage there will be outperforming and underperforming wines.

     

    • Piedmont

      May 17 - May 22, 2020
    • Bourgogne

      May 24 - May 29, 2020

      SOLD-OUT

    • Alsace

      Jun 07 - Jun 12, 2020
    • Loire

      Jun 21 - Jun 26, 2020
    • Champagne

      Jun 23 - Jun 27, 2020
    • Bordeaux

      Oct 04 - Oct 09, 2020
    • Sicily

      Oct 11 - Oct 16, 2020

      SOLD-OUT

    • Rhône

      Oct 18 - Oct 23, 2020

      SOLD-OUT

    • Languedoc-Roussillon

      Oct 25 - Oct 30, 2020

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