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2008 Maison Champy Savigny-les-Beaune, Cote de Beaune, France

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Wine Notes

This producer also makes a white wine. Ensure your merchant has the color you are looking for.

Average Price of 750ml bottle, ex-tax in USD: $27

Score: 81  
The Wine-Searcher score of 81/100 is calculated from the following wine critic scores:
Critic Score
88/100  
15/20  
14/20  
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Price History for 2008 Maison Champy Savigny-les-Beaune, Cote de Beaune, France
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Grape Variety

Pinot Noir is the red wine grape of Burgundy, now adopted (and feverishly studied) in wine regions all over the world. The variety's elusive charm has carried it to all manner of vineyards, from western Germany and northern Italy to Chile, South Africa, Australia and, perhaps most notably, California, Oregon and New Zealand. It is the patriarch of the Pinot family of grape varieties – so called because their bunches are similar in shape to a pine cone (pinot in French). Other members of this family include Pinot Gris, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Meunier, Aligote and Pinot Noir's white-wine counterpart, ...more


Region
  • Savigny-les-Beaune is a large village in the Cote de Beaune sub-region of Burgundy, nestled between the hillsides of a sub-valley in the Cote d'Or escarpment. The last part of the name reflects the village's location; it is just a short distance away from the town of Beaune (les is an old French word for 'near').

    Although not one of the most famous names in Burgundy wine circles, Savigny-les-Beaune is one of the region's more prolific appellations. Only Meursault, ...more

  • The Cote de Beaune is a key wine-producing district in Burgundy, eastern France. It is named after its main town, Beaune – the epicenter of local wine production and commerce. Famed for producing some of the world's most expensive white wines (most of which bear the name Montrachet in some form or other), the district is also responsible for a handful of Burgundy's top red w...more

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