Château d’Yquem scraps 2012 vintage due to rain


The wine estate near Bordeaux will not release a 2012 vintage of its famous sweet Sauternes wine after heavy rains spoiled quality of harvest.

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Chateau d'Yquem will not be producing a 2012 vintage after harvest rain prevented the grapes from reaching the levels of concentration required to make the world's most famous sweet wine, reports France 24.