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2005 Domaine Pavelot (Jean Mark & Hugues) Savigny-les-Beaune aux Gravains

ITEM 8240097 - Removed from a temperature and humidity controlled wine cellar; Purchased upon release

Bidder Amount Total
julfl $56 $56
thost5 $56 $0
maxfisch… $45 $0
Item Sold Amount Date
I8240097 1 $56 May 29, 2022
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Here the fruit runs primarily toward the red end of the spectrum with subtle hints of stone and earth that also mark the rich, full and sweet flavors that display their usual fine detail and the linear, indeed almost strict finish...

89-91The Wine Advocate

...smells of mulberry, game and toasted nuts, offers a bright fresh black fruit intensity along with persistent gaminess and nuttiness on the palate, and finishes with gripping concentration of tartly-skinned blackberry and mulberry...


France, Burgundy, Côte d'Or, Côte de Beaune, Savigny-les-Beaune, Aux Gravains

Savigny-lès-Beaune is the third largest producing appellation in the Côte de Beaune and has 1,343 vineyard acres. Located three miles north of Beaune, the commune of Savigny-lès-Beaune is one of Burgundy’s largest communes with early 1,500 inhabitants. Some 97% of the vineyards are planted to Pinot Noir, with the remainder planted to Chardonnay. And though there are no Grands Crus, there are 22 Premiers Crus in whole or part. The appellation is divided into vineyards that are either on the hillsides to the north of the highway and river, or on the hillsides to the south. Many reviewers believe that the best vineyards are to the north of the highway, and they include Aux Serpentieres, Aux Vergelesses, and Les Lavieres, among others. The northern vineyards have some of the best southern exposure in Burgundy, which accounts for the quality of the wines from those vineyards. The wines of Savigny-lès-Beaune are considered lighter than many other Burgundy reds. However Robert M. Parker Jr. has noted that the “top wines are usually ready to drink young and are very fruity and stylish…”


Red Wine, Pinot Noir, 1er (Premier) Cru

This red wine is relatively light and can pair with a wide variety of foods. The grape prefers cooler climates and the wine is most often associated with Burgundy, Champagne and the U.S. west coast. Regional differences make it nearly as fickle as it is flexible.