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Savigny-les-Beaune

  • RegionCôte de Beaune
  • VillageSavigny-les-Beaune
  • AppellationSavigny-les-Beaune
  • Grape varietyChardonnay
The Vine
  • Average vine age 30 years
  • SoilIron, clay, limestone
  • Average yield45 hl/ha
  • HarvestHand picked
Wine tips
  • Cellaring Potential3-5 years
  • Serving temperature 11-13°
Description
  • Savigny-les-Beaune Blanc is an extremely rare wine counting for no more than 3.5% of the total production of the village. The best slopes for Savigny-les-Beaune blanc are to be found 10 minutes drive north of Beaune at the western end of the appellation going towards the tiny village of Boulliand. It is on these upper vineyard sites that the Chardonnay thrives. Some growers compare these higher vineyards and their soil content to those of the famed Corton-Charlemagne.
Vinification & Ageing
  • Fermentation
    Traditional in oak barrels with complete malolactic fermentation
  • Ageing
    8 to 10 months ageing in oak barrels, 10% new
  • Barrels
    Louis Latour cooperage, French oak, medium toasted
Wine tasting
  • Tasting Note
    Pale gold in colour with a fresh, floral nose which is also buttery due to the barrel ageing. This is a very harmonious wine with a nice balance between its richness, minerality and oakiness which is already very mellow. Nice structure in the mouth.

  • Food Pairing
    Shellfish - fish - charcuterie - goats cheese


Press review
    • Savigny-les-Beaune blanc 2017 - Burgundy Report, Bill Nanson - January 2019 - "Absolutely delicious"

      This is lovely - a nose of golden fruit, slightly cushioned. Mouth-filling, rather rich for a Savigny but absolutely delicious.

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