Savigny-les-Beaune 1er Cru
"Les Serpentières"

  • RegionCôte de Beaune
  • VillageSavigny-les-Beaune
  • AppellationSavigny-les-Beaune Premier Cru
  • Grape varietyPinot Noir
The Vine
  • Average vine age 25 years
  • SoilClay and limestone
  • Average yield40 hl/ha
  • HarvestHand picked
Wine tips
  • Cellaring Potential7-10 years
  • Serving temperature 15-17°
Description
  • The finest examples of Savigny-les-Beaune invariably come from the northern bank in the direction of Pernand-Vergelesses. The heavy soils and good Southerly exposure guarantee a great finesse to the wine "Les Serpentières". Before being called "The Serpentières" the climate was called "The Serpentine", which refer to a specific kind of snake in Burgundy.
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
    A very elegant wine, full-body on the palate. It reveals morello cherry aromas, as well as vanilla and smoked notes.
  • Food Pairing
    Meat in gravy - game birds - mature cheeses
Press review
  • Savigny-lès-Beaune 1er Cru "Les Serpentières" 2005 - Wine Advocate - May 2007 - 88/100
  • Savigny-lès-Beaune 1er Cru "Les Serpentières" 2005 - Wine Spectator - October 2007 - 88/100


Press review
    • Savigny-lès-Beaune 1er Cru "Les Serpentières" 2005 - Wine Advocate - May 2007 - 88/100A 2005 Savigny-les-Beaune « Les Serpentières » displays site-typical aromas of smoke, meat stock and brine, plenty of stamina, moderate body, and a rich, marrow and mineral finish. (USA)
    • Savigny-lès-Beaune 1er Cru "Les Serpentières" 2005 - Wine Spectator - October 2007 - 88/100Wild berry, mineral and slight animal notes add distinction, while the firm tannins provide support. It has a core of sweet fruit that lingers on the finish/ Best from 2009 through 2020. (USA)
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