jean-marc & hughes pavelot’s 2000 savigny dominode

Update 28.2.2019(1.3.2019)billn

2000 Jean-Marc & Hughes Pavelot, Savigny-lès-Beaune 1er Dominode
Plenty of colour. The nose settles with some slightly balsamic notes in an otherwise attractive width of mature red fruit – faintly spiced. Nice lines, and despite plenty of earthy rubble that has formed in the base of this bottle there’s more than a lick of tannin that remains. Still, whilst a charcterful wine, it’s never rustic. It’s a fine and broad width of middle and finishing flavour, though after an hour I can sense some developing brett. The conclusion is clear – take less than 1 hour to drink this wine – bring in friends if you have to. It’s a robust wine, and apart from the brett there remain many youthful aspects. This wine was at its best between 05-15 years of age – it’s still very drinkable, but not on the same level.
Rebuy – No

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There are 2 responses to “jean-marc & hughes pavelot’s 2000 savigny dominode”

  1. fjelsea16652nd March 2019 at 5:57 pmPermalinkReply

    Thanks for your tasting notes. I’ll be drinking my Sauvginy-lès-Beaune sooner rather than later.

  2. Fred E3rd March 2019 at 9:12 pmPermalinkReply

    That should be Savigny-lès-Beaune. I shouldn’t post while drinking wine.

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