1605 SAN PABLO AVENUE, BERKELEY, CA 94702   |   510.524.1524

KERMIT LYNCH WINE MERCHANT

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-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

• 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