Red

2002 Simon Bize Savigny-lès-Beaune 1er Cru Aux Vergelesses

Pinot Noir

  • France
  • Burgundy
  • Côte de Beaune
  • Savigny-lès-Beaune 1er Cru
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Community Tasting Notes 59

  • Puteljen! Likes this wine: 92 points

    July 2, 2019 - This is a clear step up from last bottle. Ripe, wild strawberries and a touch of fresh mushrooms on the nose, more strawberries and lingonberries on the palate. Very fresh but super silky at the same time. Very good lenght. Just beautiful!

  • Puteljen! Likes this wine: 90 points

    April 26, 2019 - Bize is not known for making fruitbombs and this is no exception to that rule. Displays a mature nose of sous bois, tobacco leaf, light coffe and just hints of decaing fruit. On the palate silky with quite a lot of herbal notes but also some soft sweetness and fairly well balanced. Perhaps a bit thin on the midpalate and somewhat short but enjoyable with good complexity. But it does feel like it's time to drink up over the next 2-3 years.

  • coremill wrote: 91 points

    March 8, 2019 - I liked this especially because it tastes exactly like a Bize Vergelesses in a ripe year should. Ripe, concentrated medium weight black fruit, strongly noticeable but well-integrated stem character, a nice earthy quality, tannins mostly in check but with a hint of Savigny austerity/rusticity on the back end. Drinking very well now but could easily take further aging.

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  • cfk49 wrote: 91 points

    December 17, 2018 - Strawberry fruit with some earth aspects, rather fullish body without the depth or concentration that implies; moderate acidity. Suffers from the 2002 simplicity; I don't think this will go where the marvelous 1993 went, but there is still some room for improvement here. A good Monday night wine with chicken breasts.

    I miss Patrick Bize, always one of my favorite visits.

    Cellared since original release.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • HowardNZ Likes this wine: 90 points

    August 3, 2018 - A terrific little fully mature Burg. A bouquet of black cherries, blackberries, sous bois, mushrooms and wet, peaty soil. A little Savigny-lès-Beaune funk (as a positive attribute). In the mouth, pure, clean and packed full of fully ripe fruit. Earthy, herby and a little gamey. Black cherries and dark berries. Savoury and secondary. Fresh and precise with lovely acidity. For drinking in the next few years.

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  • By Allen Meadows
    2nd Quarter, 2004, Issue #14 (link)

    (Domaine Simon Bize Savigny-lès-Beaune Aux Vergelesses 1er Cru Red) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    1/28/2004 (link)

    (Dom Simon Bize, Les Vergelesses Savigny-lès-Beaune Red) Subscribe to see review text.

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  • By Richard Jennings
    3/1/2006 (link) 91 points

    (Simon Bize Savigny-lès-Beaune 1er Cru Aux Vergelesses) Good cherry red color; light, ripe cherry and red fruit nose; delicious, seamless, cherry and red fruit palate with a little spice; medium finish

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2002
  • Type Red
  • Producer Simon Bize
  • Varietal Pinot Noir
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Aux Vergelesses
  • Country France
  • Region Burgundy
  • SubRegion Côte de Beaune
  • Appellation Savigny-lès-Beaune 1er Cru

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 0 (0%)
  • In Cellars 362 (51%)
  • Consumed 345 (49%)

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