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Technical Information

Wine Blend Vine Age Soil Type Vineyard Area*
Savigny-lès-Beaune Blanc
Dessus Les Golardes
30% Chardonnay, 70% Pinot Blanc 55 years Limestone, Gravel 1.3 ha
Bourgogne Rouge
Pinot Noir 32 years Limestone, Gravel 1.3 ha
Savigny "Vieilles Vignes"
Pinot Noir 55 Years Marl, Limestone, Gravel, Clay 2.09 ha
Savigny-lès-Beaune
Les Grands Picotins
Pinot Noir 50 years Clay, Limestone .75 ha
Savigny-Lès-Beaune
Aux Gravains 1er Cru
Pinot Noir 7 years Alluvial soil, Gravel .27 ha
Savigny-les-Narbantons 1er Cru
Pinot Noir 50 years Clay, Limestone .33 ha
Savigny-les-Jarrons 1er Cru
Pinot Noir 40 years Clay, Sand, Limestone .24 ha
Savigny-Serpentières 1er Cru
Pinot Noir 55 years Marl 1.7 ha
Corton le Rognet et Corton Grand Cru
Pinot Noir 50 years Ferruginous Oolite .30 ha
* "ha" = hectares; one hectare equals roughly two and a half acres

VITICULTURE / VINIFICATION

• All grapes are sorted and de-stemmed


White:

• Fermentation lasts for 2 weeks

• Half of the wine is fermented in stainless steel cuves and half in 600-L demi-muid barrels

• Wine is aged for 15 months in 600-L demi-muid barrels, without any new oak

• Wine is aged in bottle for 6 months before release


Reds:

• Fermentation lasts for 15 to 16 days

• Wine is fermented in wooden cuves

• Regular punchdowns during the entire fermentation (2-3 times a day)

• Wine is aged in barrel (10% new for premier cru and grand cru) for 18 months

• Wine is aged in bottle for 6 months before release

• Savigny “Vieilles Vignes” sourced from three parcels: Planchots de la Champagne, Dessus les Gollardes, Vermots

General Information

Country
France
Region
Burgundy
Appellation(s)
Bourgogne, Savigny-lès-Beaune, Corton Grand Cru
Producer
Jean-Pierre Guillemot
Founded
1947
Annual Production
2,500 cases
Farming
Lutte Raisonnée
Website
http://www.domaine-guillemot-pierre.com/
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