Savigny-lès-Beaune

Location
Burgundy, France
Level
Village
Variety
Pinot Noir
Region
Côte de Beaune

Soils

Limestone and clay on marly subsoil

Winemaking

Grapes are hand-harvested and aged for 12 months in 20% new oak.

Tasting Notes

Perfumed notes of berry fruit. Soft and willowy, this is an elegant wine with good ageing potential.

Points of Distinction

  • Historical appellation--the vineyards used to belong to the Dukes of Burgundy before the Cistercian monks
  • The vines are planted at a high altitude that gives the wines finesse and refinement
  • Purchased grapes are made through long-term grower contracts, who are committed to respecting Bouchard Père & Fils' strict quality control