Savigny Lès Beaune - Savigny-les-Beaune 2014 - Wine


Savigny-les-Beaune
Savigny-les-Beaune

Location

Appellation: SAVIGNY-LES-BEAUNE Grape variety: Pinot Noir Surface area: 1.07 hectares in the lieu-dit Aux Fourneaux and 0.6 ha in Les Saucours Plantation date for vines: 1960 and 1976 Exposure: East at start of slope in Fourneaux and west-facing on upper slope of Saucours Colour: Red

Terroir

Clayey soil, yellow marls and deep ground at the foot of the slope for Les Fourneaux. In the northern vineyard of Savigny-lès-Beaune, the parcel is found between the villages of Savigny and Aloxe-Corton. Limestone soil for the parcel at Les Saucours.

Tasting

The wine is full, rich and supple, fully expressing the fruity side of Pinot Noir. Red fruits dominate (strawberry, raspberry, redcurrant). Its abundant freshness makes it very pleasant and easy to drink. We advise keeping it for 5 to 8 years, although it is drinkable earlier for those lacking patience.

Vintage

A precocious spring led to an early growing cycle. Unfortunately a cold snap set upon the flowering, which took away hopes of good yields. Vines were then hit by hail on the 28th of June the storm fell from Meursault, corton, lowering yet again the quantity of grapes. We harvested from the 18th to 26th september, with half the normal crop though picking at perfect ripeness. The reds have a great aromatic complexity and silky tannins, whites have freshness and a density. The wines are tasting very well at the moment.


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