Pomerol granted permission for ‘exceptional’ irrigation

climatic conditions’ and the requests of a ‘certain number of winegrowers’ were cited as the reasons for Jean-Marie Garde, president of the Pomerol appellation, to ask regulatory body Institut National de l’Origine et de la Qualité (INAO) to temporarily reverse the long-standing ban on irrigation. The favourable news was shared via emails seen by Decanter, with an accompanying letter from the INAO dated July 20, 2022. The letter, translated from French, states that after ‘taking into account the exceptional ecological conditions’ of the vineyards which have led ‘to a situation of significant water deficit’ and ‘after obtaining the opinion of the President of the [...] Voir l'article complet sur Decanter

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