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Savigny-les-Beaune 1er Cru Cuvée Forneret

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Region: Côte de Beaune
Village: Savigny
Level: Premier Cru
AOC: Savigny-les-Beaune 1er Cru
Grapes: Pinot Noir
Color: red

Tasting

Juicy nose of currants and small red fruits (raspberry). Crisp and mouth-watering palate, typical from a high level Burgundy Pinot Noir.

Food matching

Veal steak, roasted chicken with olives, ham on the bone, couscous.

History

Although the donation came from his mother, this Cuvée evokes the memory of Xavier Forneret, a famous 19th century writer and poet who came from a distinguished family whose Beaune origins date back to the 16th century. The Cuvée comes from slopes to the north of Savigny: Les Vergelesses facing south and south-east.

Terroirs

Les Vergelesses 0.87 ha.,

Basses Vergelesses 1.11 ha.

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