The 2016 vintage is a paradox … some were almost untouched by the April frost whereas others lost a large part of the harvest – with vineyards and plots just meters away.
Mugneret-Gibourg was one of the estates that really suffered during the April harvest – and while it’s equally sad for all estates that lost grapes – the quality of the 2016s at Domaine Mugneret-Gibourg does make the frost damage feel even worse … such gorgeous wines.
The new generations at Mugneret-Gibourg
After seeing Clos de Tart and Domaine Bonneau de Martray being sold it’s extremely encouraging to see new generations involved and committed to the running of the estate at Mugneret-Gibourg.
The daughters of Marie-Christine and Marie-Andrée (they have two daughters each) are now getting more and more involved in the Mugneret-Gibourg estate. They are getting ready to be a larger part of the management and running of the estate – and will eventually be taking over.
This has encouraged the sisters to start the construction of a new cellar at the backside of the estate buildings – to get more space for an expansion of the production.You need to login to read the rest of this article. If you are not a subscriber, use the subscribe function and sign-up.