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Savigny-Les-BeauneHauts Marconnets 1er Cru 2013
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Savigny-lès-Beaune Hauts Marconnets
1er Cru
2013

Grape Variety : Chardonnay

Soil : Marl,chalk and limestone

Site : White wines are very unusual in Savigny-les-Beaune, the vineyards producing essentially red wines. The particular nature of the soil "Hauts Marconnets" with Marl, chalk and limestone encouraged Chanson to plant Chardonnay. The vineyard of 2,18 hectares is ideally situated high up on the hill of Savigny-les-Beaune, facing south-east, close to the hills of Beaune 1er Crus.

The Vintage 2013 : After a long winter and a gloomy spring, the summer was warm and sunny but with intervals of violent hail storms. The harvest took place in the last days of September under a bright sunshine. The difficult weather conditions at the beginning of the year and the hail storms have considerably impacted the yields in most of the wine regions but quality is there. The white wines are tense with citrus fruit aromas and a well-shaped acidity. Aging in oak casks during 15 months.

Tasting : Pale gold colour. Floral fragrances mixed with pale fleshed fruit aromas and zesty notes on a touch of vanilla. Well-balanced and well-crafted. Very pure fruit . Well-integrated acidity. Long and generous aftertaste

Food pairing : Shellfish, fish and cheese (goat).

Chanson