Anson: Bordeaux counts cost of frost for 2017 vintage

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Devastating frost has caused a 40% drop in the Bordeaux 2017 wine harvest and new estimates show the financial toll could reach 1.6 billion euros - even though weather during the flowering period and summer months was relatively kind to vines that survived. Jane Anson looks at the impact on several estates in the worst-hit areas, and how specialist pruners are hoping to get the vines back on-track for 2018.

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Fires lit in the vineyards of Bordeaux to prevent frost damage on 27 April 2017.

Bordeaux's frostbite injury list...

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