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2012 SIMON BIZE Bourgogne Blanc Les Champlains

SIMON BIZE Bourgogne Blanc Les Champlains 2012

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  • Portfolio
  • Portfolio
  • Liquid Art
  • Product code
  • Product code
  • 642157
  • Format
  • Format
  • 12x750ml
  • Listing type
  • Listing type
  • Speculative
  • Status
  • Status
  • Unavailable
  • Country
  • Country
  • France
  • Regulated designation
  • Regulated designation
  • Appellation origine controlée (AOC)
  • Region
  • Region
  • Burgundy
  • Appellation
  • Appellation
  • Bourgogne
  • Varietal(s)
  • Varietal(s)
  • Chardonnay
  • Color
  • Color
  • White
  • Closure type
  • Closure type
  • Cork
  • About this winery

    Domaine Simon Bize et Fils is a truly classic Burgundian family domain: not large (22 hectares, with small plots spread across many appellations), but not too small, with production of about 7,000 cases per year; resolutely old-fashioned (wines typically feature 100% stem inclusion and discrete use of oak), and committed to making age-worthy wines from low-yielding old vines. The domaine is located in the 'truly classic' Burgundian village of Savigny-les-Beaune. If Savigny now enjoys a...

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  • Tasting notes

    Vineyard planted in 1993 and 1996 on an eastern-facing slope. The wines display more richness, roundness, and fullness. The soil contains many rocks, as reflected in the neighboring quarries. A small altar resides here. It was constructed by the domaine team, in tribute to the Bize family.

Press reviews

  • - 90 Points -

    Marc Chapleau , February 2015

    Despite its modest name generic burgundy, this is a high quality white, smoky, mineral, and beeswax notes also. A lot of freshness, tone - not unlike some good windfall.

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  • - (87-89) -

    Neal Martin, December 2013

    The 2012 Bourgogne Blanc Les Champlains comes from vines located adjacent to “Les Perrieres” and contains 20% Pinot Beurot. It has a simple nose with citrus fruit and grass clippings that is missing just a little vigor at present. The palate is well-balanced, more complex than the nose suggests with touches of dried apricot and honeycomb towards the composed finish. Very pretty.

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