For four generations the Pavelot family has farmed a little less than 12 hectares predominantly in Savigny Les Beaune but with a few holdings in Beaune and Corton. The majority of vines are between 200 and 400m elevation and the Pavelots make few blends - they want to express individual terrors as much as possible. Called "overachievers who tower over their neighbors" by the Wall Street Journal, the wines rarely see more than 30% new oak.
Ripe and sweet red and black fruit aromas that introduce big, borderline robust flavors blessed with abundant dry extract and superb finishing complexity. This is a very impressive wine crafted in a very ripe style yet it doesn't lack for elegance and this should reward 8 to 10 years of cellar time and drink well for another 5 years after that, perhaps longer.