Savigny Les Beaune 1er Cru La Dominode, 2013, Domaine Pavelot
Note: two-thirds of the vines are between 70 and 80 years of age and the remaining vines are approximately 20+ years old
This is aromatically reserved to the point of being mute though aggressive swirling eventually coaxes reluctant notes of spiced plum, earth and an array of various dark berries from the glass.
There is a velvety and caressing mouth feel to the vibrant mineral-driven medium weight flavors that possess good energy on the slightly drying, complex, rich and powerful finish. There is plenty to appreciate though the less than perfect balance is not this wine's strong suit.
Reviewer: Allen Meadow, Burghound.com