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Savigny Les Beaune Les Lavieres 1er Cru

Savigny Les Beaune Les Lavieres 1er Cru

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SKU: 11379

Located on the hillside in the extension of Savigny-lès-Beaune. Grapes are hand-harvested from vines planted in 1954. Fermented with spontaneous yeast and then aged for 18 months in oak. Leading to a smooth red wine with delicate aromas of red fruits like strawberry, blackcurrant and raspberry. On the palate, it is fresh, rich and easy to drink—a fruity and pleasant wine with silky tannins and a very good integrated acidity.  Natural sulfites only.

Details

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Winemaker Claude Nicolay
Country of Origin France
AOC Savigny Les Beaune
Grapes
Region Burgundy
Vintage NV (Non-Vintage)
ABV 12.5%
Style Red Wine
Food Pairings
  • Game
  • Pasta & Pizza
  • Pork & Poultry
  • Soft Cheese

Characteristics

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

Click & Collect Locations

  • ✅ Athlone Store
  • ✅ 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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