2019 Chatto Savigny-Les-Beaune Pinot Noir

A smooth and elegant Burgundy Pinot Noir from a famous Aussie winemaker!

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The Chatto Savigny-Les-Beaune Pinot Noir is Jim Chatto's first foray into making Pinot Noir in Burgundy - and it's an excellent effort. It bursts with cherry and spice, as well as earthy elements that one would expect from a red Burgundy. The palate is silky smooth and elegant, with fresh acidity and fine tannins, and a long and satisfying finish, as you'd expect from a Chatto wine.

The wine was sourced from 80-year-old vines, was picked by hand, with 15% whole bunches used in the ferment, with wild yeasts, and then no new oak was used for maturation. With only 576 bottles produced, there is a minuscule amount available worldwide.

The 2019 burgundy harvest was a very fruitful experience in many ways. Highlighted by the opportunity to make a tiny amount of wine for ourselves with huge thanks to Jane Eyre (She is a real person with that name and we totally love her)

94 Points - "Cherries, damp earth, a kind of ozone/fresh linen perfume, along with cinnamon and nutmeg. It’s medium-bodied, silky, but earthy too, with sappy acidity, delightful supple tannin, with a coffee and nutmeg character, such a gentle and seductive grip to this wine, and classic Savigny character. Finish is long and composed, a smattering of dried herb, and ‘mineral’. The taste is of classic earthy Burgundy, though the Chatto stamp is firm, Spiced poached strawberry also. Lovely wine, kind of squishy, but so good. Brown spice tapers it off. Is Burgundy better than Tasmania? I feel the answer is maybe no, but different?" Gary Walsh (The Wine Front)

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Jim Chatto is revered as one of the finest winemakers currently working in Australia.

His recent reinvigoration at Mount Pleasant in the Hunter Valley has received phenomenal critical acclaim, as has his personal Tasmanian project, Chatto wines.

After purchasing a plot of land that Jim describes as "right on the edge of viticultural possibility", planting began in 2007.

In only a short amount of time, this site has produced some extraordinary wines and looks set to become one of the Apple Isle most prized viticultural assets.

Modern winemaking master, Jim Chatto Chatto Wines

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