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2018 Chandon de Briailles Savigny-les-Beaune Les Lavieres

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April 23, 2023 - $56



92Wine Spectator

Purity is the calling card of this fresh, black cherry- and blackberry-flavored red. Violet, mineral and spice elements add depth and stay resonant on the lingering aftertaste. Dusty tannins add a counterpoint on the finish.

91-93The Wine Advocate

Aromas of red berries, peonies, raspberries and orange rind...medium to full-bodied wine that's floral and perfumed, with an ample core of fruit, lively acids and a precise finish.

...there is both good energy and freshness to the detailed, mineral-infused and more refined flavors that exhibit fine length on the youthfully austere finale. This possesses fine aging potential and is a wine that will need at least some patience.

15.5Jancis Robinson


France, Burgundy, Côte d'Or, Côte de Beaune, Savigny-les-Beaune, Les Lavieres

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.