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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...
- 88 Points -
Allen Meadows, April 2013
This had also just been bottled. A slightly more elegant nose is composed of pretty red pinot, wild dark berries, earth and a hint of the sauvage. The medium-bodied flavors are delicious, round and quite generous also enjoy excellent phenolic maturity of the structural elements and again, while this is sufficiently firm to warrant mid-term cellaring, could easily be enjoyed early on.See detailed press review