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The domaine’s history begins in 1880 in Savigny les Beaune. Great Grandfather Simon Bize owns a few vines; it was a difficult time in the viticultural world where all work was done by hand. 1918, Grandfather Simon Bize takes over and is able to purchases some new parcels. Horses and the arrival of new agricultural materials make vineyard work less difficult. 1950, Father Simon Bize is instrumental in the transformation of the domaine. An excellent winemaker, he decides to market his own wines, believing in the personal relationship between ‘winemaker and consumer’. His know-how allows him to establish a network of private customers and gastronomic restaurants. The quality of his wines is recognized and appreciated by wine connoisseurs.

1972, Patrick Bize accomplishes his father’s projects. He builds a vinification facility (cuverie), expands the cellars and purchases new parcels, permitting him to propose an extended range of wine to the public. Sadly, Patrick Bize passed away suddenly in 2013 but his work is continued by his wife Chisa and sister, Marielle Bize-Grivot. In fact the Chief wine-maker Guillaume Bott who was scouted by Patrick Bize from Etienne Sauzet has supported quality of domaine since 2002. (*Besides Guillaume Bott is a partner of Tomoko Kuriyama for CHANTEREVES) - So spirit and quality of wine of Domaine Simon Bize is guaranteed and nothing changes.

The key of high quality is low yields - often around 30 hl/ha. Whites are aged in between 15%-30% new oak for 6 months-12 months. Reds are aged in little to no new oak to preserve the typical aromas of the delicate Pinot Noir varietal. The oak barrels vary in age from one to six years old. Wines are neither fined nor filtered.

Another domaine’s particularities is to work with whole clusters or partial whole clusters, based on the appellation and the vintage, which yields elegant wines of great finesse. This practice is same as DRC, Prieure Roch, Dujac etc.

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6664 SIMON BIZE SAVIGNY LES BEAUNE AUX GRANDS LIARDS 2012 750ml 6440 SIMON BIZE SAVIGNY LES BEAUNE AUX GRANDS LIARDS 2011 750ml
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6664 SIMON BIZE SAVIGNY LES BEAUNE AUX GRANDS LIARDS 2012 750ml 6440 SIMON BIZE SAVIGNY LES BEAUNE AUX GRANDS LIARDS 2011 750ml
Vineyard planted by thirds: in 1939, 1950, and 1979. Surface Area: 1,60 hectares (3.95 acres) located under les Laviéres on limestone soil, marked by reddish clay gravel. The wine has more backbone, is more masculine, with a very good aging potential. / Very harmonious with supple, silky tannins on the entry that caress the mouth, dovetailing into a composed and quite succulent finish lent weight by the clayey soils. This has quality and substance. RP90-92 Vineyard planted by thirds: in 1939, 1950, and 1979. Surface Area: 1,60 hectares (3.95 acres) located under les Laviéres on limestone soil, marked by reddish clay gravel. The wine has more backbone, is more masculine, with a very good aging potential. / 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. (Burghound)
   
 
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