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Savigny-les-Beaune
1er Cru

  • RegionCôte de Beaune
  • VillageSavigny-les-Beaune
  • AppellationSavigny-les-Beaune Premier Cru
  • Grape varietyPinot Noir
The Vine
  • Average vine age 35 years
  • SoilIron, clay, limestone
  • Average yield40 hl/ha
  • HarvestHand picked
Wine tips
  • Cellaring Potential7-10 years
  • Serving temperature 15-17°
Description
  • Mentioned in 1117 by the name of "de Seviniaco", Savigny could be derived from the Latin "Silva" "forest, wood", "In-Iacus" is, as for it, used in many place names formed by a common name, whose meaning is related to geography or vegetation of the place. This interpretation is made because Savigny is a great wine village with 2093 ha of forest. The major parts of the Savigny-les-Beaune Premier Cru come from the northern bank in the direction of Pernand-Vergelesses. The heavy soils and good southerly exposure guarantee a wine of great finesse.
Vinification & Ageing
  • Fermentation
    Traditional in open vats
  • Ageing
    10 to 12 months ageing in oak barrels, 35% new
  • Barrels
    Louis Latour cooperage, French oak, medium toasted
Wine tasting
  • Tasting Note
    Great balance of fruit and oak on the nose. Fruits of the forest on the palate with good acidity. Fine tannins highlight the potential of this full, lively wine with a good capacity for ageing.
  • Food Pairing
    Game birds - poultry - mature cheeses


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