Savigny Lès Beaune - Aux Fourneaux 2006 - Wine


Aux Fourneaux
Aux Fourneaux

Location

Appellation: SAVIGNY-LES-BEAUNE Premier Cru Aux Fourneaux Grape variety: Pinot Noir Colour: Red Surface area: 1.68 hectares Exposure: East

Terroir

The soil is clayey and deep although there is more limestone in the upper part of the parcel. These vines are situated at the start of the slope and face east.

Tasting

The wine expresses itself through freshness and fruit. Its structure is complex and deep, its substance rich; it is opulent without being heavy.

Vintage

Here was a vintage with very good maturity and lovely balance. The grape skins were fine and so would be the wines. Structure was forgotten in favour of softness and the wines let themselves be appreciated from their earliest age. Of moderate colour, the fruit explodes on the palate while tertiary aromas start to be noticed. They are delicious to drink now, both reds and whites. The Pernands Ile des Vergelesses and Cortons can however be kept for another 3 to 5 years.


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