Morgon 2012 - Wine

Appellation

Morgon - Cru du Beaujolais

Varietal

100 % Gamay

Estate vines

2 ha

Average Vine Age

50 years

Soil composition

Schist, manganese

Pruning

Gobelet

Harvest

Manual

Density of Vines

8 000 vines/ha

Average yield

40-50 hl/ha

Description

The second largest cru after Brouilly lies in one village only. Here, Gamay produces generous, robust wines which are fruit-forward with notes of cherry, kirsch and apricot. With a good cellaring potential Morgon comes close to a Burgundian Pinot Noir. Appellation size: 1 079 ha

Winemaking

Traditional vinification with controlled temperature.

Suggested food pairings

Roasts, charcuterie, meat dishes with wine sauces, wild game with mushrooms and rich cheese.

Serving temperature

13°C

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