With picking in full swing in France’s major wine regions, I checked in with a few top growers to see how things were going so far with the 2011 harvest. Here are just a few snippets from Bordeaux and the Rhône Valley.
Wine Spectator senior editor James Molesworth reports that the Southern Rhône Valley's Château de Beaucastel Châteauneuf-du-Pape Hommage à Jacques Perrin Grande Cuvée 2009 is being offered by France's Place de Bordeaux, the first non-Bordeaux wine to do so.
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