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Morgon Côte du Py

by Jean-Marc Burgaud 2021

93POINTS

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$49.99

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Producer : Jean-Marc Burgaud

Region : Beaujolais (France), France (France)

Bottle Per Case : 6 x 750 ml

Food Pairing : Breads, Ham, Hard Cheese, Red Meat, Vegetables

Tasting Notes

"The 2021 Morgon Côte du Py is excellent, offering up aromas of cherries, plums and berries mingled with notions of peony, burning embers and sweet spices. Medium to full-bodied, ample and fleshy, it's seamless and succulent, with melting tannins, lively acids and a long, precise finish. After the richer, more powerful 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 vintages, the 2021 marks a return to a more classically proportioned style, even if Burgaud did a great job of avoiding excess and maximizing the potential of those riper vintages."

93 points - William Kelley, Wine Advocate, Aug 2022

Specs

Bottles Per Case 6 Pack
Point Score 93
Cellaring Drink Now or Cellar
Sweetness Descriptor XD - Extra Dry See Sweetness Chart
Bottle Size 750 ml
Producer Jean-Marc Burgaud
Region Beaujolais (France), France (France)
Alcohol 13% alc./vol.
Style Subtle & fruity
Vintage 2021
Farming Method Organic, Sustainable, Traditional
Grapes 100% Gamay
Food Pairing Breads, Ham, Hard Cheese, Red Meat, Vegetables
Descriptors Floral, Fruity
Wine Type Red
Wood Presence Unoaked
Body Full
Price of Case $299.94

The Producer

Jean-Marc Burgaud

Domaine Jean-Marc Burgaud began in 1989 and has slowly explanded to 19 hectares of vines; 13 hectares in the Beaujolais cru Morgon, 1 hectare of vines planted in the cru Régnié, and 5 hectares in Beaujolais Villages. Of the 13 hectares in Morgon, 8 hectares of vines lie on the hillside of Côte de Py where the youngest vines still average over 50 years in age. Before founding his domaine, Jean-Marc obtained his diploma in oenology and winegrowing, but his teaching began long before that. Born into a family of generations of wine growers, Jean-Marc learned the importance of working the vines by hand and traditional vinification techniques in the cellar by the age of 22.

In the vineyards, Jean-Marc follows the rhythm of the seasons, applies organic principles, and respects his family’s traditions when nurturing the vines. All vineyard work is done by hand and horse, the vines are densely planted and have been farmed using organic principles for over 10 years. He believes that to make a ‘grand vin’, the vigneron has to know his terroirs and how to farm to obtain the most beautiful grapes as possible and it is from this harmony that ‘grandes bouteilles’ are born.

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