ALBERT PONNELLE SAVIGNY LES BEAUNE 2012

Wine Region: Burgundy, France

Grape: Pinot Noir

Tasting Notes

Pale gold on the eyes. On the nose, flinty with hints of hazelnut. Crispy with great minerality. Lingering finish with a balanced acidity.

About the Winery

The Ponnelle family’s involvement with Burgundy’s wine trade began in 1870. This is when our ancestor, Pierre-Lazare Ponnelle, founded his winery and domaine of vineyards. He developed the business brilliantly at the same time conducting a number of research projects into wine-making processes, in particular the understanding of fermentation. This led to collaborating with Louis Pasteur, who was living in Dôle, not far from Beaune, the wine capital of Burgundy.


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