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Savigny Les Beaune Les Saucours

Savigny Les Beaune Les Saucours

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SKU: 11298

This cuvée is completely destemmed with whole berry spontaneous fermentation before a gentle second press. The vines grow at the bottom of the ‘Golden Hill’ with more yellow clay soil, which holds the moisture. This gives the perfect balance of generous fruit and elegant tension. For drinking now, but would last maybe four years.  Natural sulfites only.

Details

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Winemaker Claude Nicolay
Country of Origin France
AOC Savigny Les Beaune
Grapes
Region Burgundy
Vintage 2020
ABV 12.5%
Style White Wine
Food Pairings
  • Soft Cheese
  • Light Fish & Shellfish

Characteristics

  • Low Acidity
    High Acidity
  • Light Bodied
    Full Bodied
  • Dry Profile
    Sweet Profile

Click & Collect Locations

  • ✅ Mullingar HQ

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Winemaker
Winemakers

Claude Nicolay

Claude Nicolay & her brother, François, are the current generation in a family estate that was founded in 1834. They have small plots totalling 34 acres dotted throughout some of Burgundy’s biggest names including; Savigny-lès-Beaune, Pernand-Vergelesses and Aloxe-Corton. Claude and François have not rested on the prestigiousfamily name (they are related to the Chandon family of Moët& Chandon in Champagne). Since 2001 they have been on ajourney towards fully biodynamic viticulture, a reaction towhat they felt was the destruction of vineyards in Burgundy through profuse spraying with chemical pesticides and herbicides. What you get here is not just a Chardonnay from the exalted Grand Cru slopes of Corton-Le Charlemagne, but a pure andhonest expression of time and place. Gently nurtured inseven-year-old barrels after a slow fermentation, it displays power and elegance from early on, developing richness and complexity as it matures in bottle.

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