Savigny les Beaune `les Gollardes` Dom. du Prieure 2018

Country
France
Region
Cote de Beaune
Producer
Domaine du Prieuré
Grape(s)
Pinot Noir (100%)
Type
Red
Style
Smooth
Oaked Style
Lightly oaked
Body Style
Medium bodied
Dry/Sweet Style
Not applicable
Alcohol Content
13%
Closure Style
Cork
Organic/Biodynamic
No
Sustainable
No
Vegetarian/Vegan
Vegetarian
No
Vegan
No
Allergens
Sulphites
Yes
Milk
No
Egg
No

Region

From the hill of Corton running south to the town of Beaune and Santenay at it`s tip, the Côte de Beaune represents the southern half of the vineyards of Côte d`Or. It is famous for its mix of Grand and Premier Cru white and red wines including Montrachet, Corton, Puligny, Pommard and Volnay.

Producer

Found in the heart of the Cote de Beaune, the picturesque village of Savigny-les-Beaune has for a long time earned its good name. It was here that the monks of Citeaux, the founders of the Burgundian vineyard system, became substantial property owners. In order to administer their vineyards they established a priory in the 16th century, hence the name. Today the domaine is owned by Jean-Michel Maurice, the mayor of Savigny, along with his son Stephen, who uses his international experience as winemaker.
Tasting Notes
Made from grapes grown in an 80 acre plot on the slopes of Savigny les Beaune which enjoys excellent sunshine. This elegant perfurmed Savigny preserves the complex raspberry fruit flavours, distinct mineral character and power inherited from the iron rich soil. The inclusion of some stems created an inticing, smokey nose which draws you in to enjoy this wine which is well-balanced and smooth on the palate.
Food
The soft, ripe tannins in this wine make it the perfect partner to rich dishes such as Grouse or a wild mushroom risotto. Also can be enjoyed as an accompaniment to cheeses such as mature Brie, Cantal or Epoisses.