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Alex Gambal Savigny-les-Beaune Blanc 2014

$ 50.00

Winery Alex Gambal

Alex Gambal
Savigny les Beaune
Located between Corton and Beaune, Savigny vineyard cover  the North and South 2 sides of the valley of the Rhoin (a small creek that begins in the hill behind Bouilland).The geology is a direct result of the alluvial “cone” deposits made over many millions of years from the upper valley. The parcel “Les Bas Liards” is located on this alluvial fan. 
Grape varieties: 100% Pinot Blanc
Age of the vines: 35-40 years
Area: .50 ha
Yield: 14 hl/ha
Soil: limestone, marls and clay
Vinification/Barrel Ageing: 
The grapes were hands picked in small cases on September 20 were put directly in our pneumatic press (whole clusters). After settling of the large sediments (debourbage) in a stainless steel tank for 24 hours at 57 °F the must was put in 33% new French oak barrels by gravity. The grape’s natural yeasts were used for fermentation, 100% malolactic fermentation (natural) with a small amount of battonage. The wine matured 10 months in barrel 1 month in stainless steel tanks before bottling.
Bottling: There was light filtration before bottling by gravity.
Tasting Notes: The wine is pale yellow in color and on the nose is exuberant with notes of exotic white flowers. In the mouth the wine has good body with notes of brioche and lemon and grapefruit. It has a clean and charming personality.
 Serve between: 52 - 55 ° F