COUNTRY/REGION: France/Burgundy/Cote de Beaune.
GRAPES: 100% Pinot Noir.
The commune of Savigny les Beaune is located between Aloxe Corton and Pernand Vergelesses, in the north of the Côte de Beaune.
VINEYARD INFORMATION: Savigny mostly produces red wines under the village and premier cru appellations.
The vineyard has south, south-east, east and north-east exposure and is situated between 220 and 360m. The chalk soil is gravely or stony.
"Les Vergelesses", is a little vineyard located on the nicest and best exposed hill, very close to Pernand. Grapes can mature very well in this place. The soil is light and dries very well after rain. Some Chardonnay is even planted there.
SERVING TIP: Roasted salmon, roasted chicken, grilled red meat : beef, lamb chops, osso bucco, stew, ragout, bœuf bourguignon, duck, partridge, quail, deer, young wild boar, teppanyaki beef, mashed potatoes with salted butter, Cîteaux, Mont d’Or.