Grape Variety : Chardonnay
Soil : Marl, chalk and limestone.
Site : Savigny white wines are very unusual, the vineyard produces indeed essentially red wines. The particular nature of the soil "Hauts Marconnets" with Marl, chalk and limestone encouraged Chanson to Chardonnay. The vineyard of 2,18 hectares is ideally situated high up in the hill of Savigny, facing south-east, close to the hills of Beaune 1er Crus.
The Vintage 2001 : Harvest took place at the end of September after a late Summer. It was as a whole homogeneous but the "tri", sorting of the grapes was drastic to keep only the very ripe berries. Aging in cask during 12 months.
Tasting : Pale gold with green tinges. This wine gives off beautiful aromas of green almonds, exotic fruits and hawthorn blossom. It is a lively, delicate and well structured wine. It develops an harmonious combination on an elegant wooded which heights an outstanding aromatic complexity.
Food pairing : Shellfish, fish and some cheeses (like goat cheese).