Savigny-Les-Beaune is an old, typically Burgundian winegrowing village located a just stone’s throw north of Beaune.
SoilThe soil is gravelly and composed of calcareous clay. The vines grow on slopes that face east/southeast.
Grape variety100 % Pinot Noir.
VinificationVinification takes place in temperature-controlled open vats (28/30°C) with regular punching of the cap followed by 12 to 14 months ageing in oak barrels with at most 15% new oak.
RobeBeautiful deep red with ruby coloured highlights.
NoseExudes scents of red stone fruit (sour cherry, black cherry), which are subtly enhanced by notes of mild spices (cinnamon, liquorice).
PalateStarts off with lovely body and flavours reminiscent of the red fruit perceived on the first nose with some hints of venison and a slightly spicy finish.
Serve withTry this wine with choice cuts of red meat such as rosemary-scented lamb shank, roast beef with shallots, or chicken in morel mushroom cream sauce. When it comes to cheese, opt for a Brillat-Savarin or a tomme de Savoie.