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Savigny-lès-Beaune
Savigny-Dominode1er Cru 2007
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Savigny-Dominode
1er Cru 2007

Grape Variety : Pinot Noir

Soil : Marl, chalk and limestone.

Site : Named after the latin "Dominus", "Vineyard of the Lord" an indication that this area was formerly owned by the Lord of Savigny. This vineyard is North East oriented on mid-slope.

The Vintage 2007 : The weather at the start of summer was quite demanding. It became fine again from the end of August with much sun and a north wind, which aided concentration of flavours and gave rise to an exceptional phenolic maturity. The harvest commenced in mid-September in perfect conditions under an Indian summer. This results in red wines with a crunchy flesh and an explosion of red fruits marvelously combined with the minerality of the terroirs. Aged in French oak during 15 months.

Tasting : Bright ruby colour. Intens aromas of violet, cherry and raspberry mixed with vanilla. Wonderfully refreshing structure. Elegant and well-structured. Well-integrated tannins and delicate oak note. Long and generous finish.

Food pairing : Red and white meat roasted or "en sauce", game, cheeses.

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