2019 - Savigny lès Beaune 1er Cru Les Fourneaux Simon Bize
Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Simon Bize et Fils
Region
Savigny-lès-Beaune
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2024 - 2033
Case size
12x75cl
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2019 SAVIGNY LÈS BEAUNE 1ER CRU LES FOURNEAUX SIMON BIZE - 12x75cl

Colour
Red
Producer
Domaine Simon Bize et Fils
Region
Savigny-lès-Beaune
Grape
Pinot Noir
Drinking
2024 - 2033
Case size
12x75cl
En Primeur
In Bond
Case price £425.00 (Ex. VAT)
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Tasting Notes

  • GDH

    Goedhuis, December 2020

    Les Fournaux is the first Premier Cru as you enter the village of Savigny from Beaune and tends to be the most forward of the domaine’s Premiers Crus. Charming and approachable in its youth, it is bursting with sweet, spiced, dark berry fruits. Harmonious, with balanced richness, the tannins are very silky for a Savigny and it has an attractive lift of freshness on the finish.

  • NM

    Neal Martin, December 2020,
    Score: 90-92

    The 2019 Savigny-lès-Beaune Les Fournaux 1er Cru is a little more backward and subdued on the nose compared to the other Premier Crus at the moment. Black cherries and bilberry reluctantly emerge, the nose seeming just a tad subdued at first. The palate is medium-bodied with grainy tannins, nicely focused and more elegant than the Les Grands Liards. Fine precision on the saline finish. This represents another excellent 2019 from Bize. Drink 2023 - 2033

  • WA

    Wine Advocate, Janaury 2020,
    Score: 90-93

    On the day of my visit, the 2019 Savigny-lès-Beaune 1er Cru Les Fournaux was one of the few comparatively reserved wines in a demonstrative portfolio, unwinding in the glass with scents of spicy berry fruit and loamy soil. Medium-bodied, bright and lively, Chisa Bize attributes its notable freshness and vivacity to the fact that it was picked in the morning, before 10 a.m.

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Producer

Domaine Simon Bize et Fils

Domaine Simon Bize is a substantial estate by Burgundy standards, with 22 hectares mainly in the appellation of Savigny Lès Beaune and two fine grand cru parcels in Corton Charlemagne and Latricières Chambertin. It is now under the careful management of Chisa, the late Patrick Bize’s wife, and Marielle Grivot, Patrick’s sister. They like to continue his practice of whole bunch fermentation and gentle handling of the fruit during the vinification process. The result is always very stylish wines, which possess the sweetness of fruit and subtle core of tannins, which are such a character of the wines of Savigny.

Region

Savigny-lès-Beaune

The picturesque village of Savigny-lès-Beaune, just to the north of Beaune, is a relatively prolific producer in Burgundian terms. Less serious than its neighbours, Pommard and Volnay, these are nonethless delicious wines - perfumed, delicate and elegant. A tiny amount of white is produced.