COMMUNICATIONS OFFICE PRESS RELEASE / 10-11-2016
REPORT: 2016 VINTAGE GROWTH CYCLE
Excellent evolution of Rioja vineyards in 2016 vintage
Rioja vineyards progressed very nicely throughout the 2016 vintage growth cycle. The various stages were on track compared to the average of the last few years, except for a ten day delay in early harvest areas and a little more in later-ripening areas.
According to the report of the Control Board Empowered Overseers Service, which conducts comprehensive monitoring of all stages of the cycle, the weather generally favoured good canopy development and there were no major outbreaks of pests or disease. This allowed the grapes to be in top condition for the harvest.
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