On May 26, growers in Bordeaux watched helplessly as hail pummeled 13,590 acres, with 7,413 acres suffering more than 80 percent damage. The Entre-Deux-Mers and Pessac-Léognan regions also suffered damage. And Bordeaux wasn't the only region hit. Wine Spectator's Suzanne Mustacich and James Molesworth report.
Member-Only ContentPremium Subscription
Join today and get immediate access to this article, and to our entire database of more than 400,000 wine ratings. It only takes moments—but it will help you drink better all year long.
Already a member? Sign In
Try Winespectator.com Free for 30 Days!
Full access to our database of more than 400,000 wine ratings
Early access to reviews on our editors' favorite just-rated wines
Wine and food pairing tool,
chefs' pairing recommendations
Best value wines and winery intelSubscribe today