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Morgon is one of the crus of Beaujolais. Like the other crus, it’s located in the hilly vineyards of northern Beaujolais. The area produces dense, long-lived wines that can approach the quality of red Burgundy. An especially excellent vineyard in Morgon is the Cote de Py.
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  • Syrah

    The irony here is that Syrah’s origins could give Carmen Sandiego a run for her international wallet. Syrah’s deepest...

  • Gamay

    History of the grape: Legend has it that it was brought over by the Romans in the first century BC to the town of Bea...

  • Cabernet Sauvignon

    “King of the Red Wine Grapes.” The colonizer of the vineyards, pushing native wine grapes into its shadows. The Caber...

  • Chardonnay

    British wine writer and critic, Jancis Robinson, once noted that throughout the 80’s and 90’s in the United States, C...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

    Sauvignon Blanc is widely grown in California -- at over 15,000 acres, it’s now the third most planted variety -- and...

  • Pinot Noir

    “With so voluptuous a perfume, so sweet an edge, they make the blood run hot,” Joel Fleischman, wine columnist at Van...

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  • Domaine Jean-Marc Burgaud

    I’m stated my job in 1989, after obtaining my diploma in oenology and wine-growing. My estate is...

  • Château de Pizay

    Since the Middle Ages the fine wines of the Château de Pizay have been appreciated by Beaujola...

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  • Here are 3 Spanish, mature Spanish wines, that I recently purchased - all under ... the 2015 Jean-Michel Dupre Morgon is a stunner of a gamay grape wine, especially for $15. Read More

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  • DMCKER -  It's been years in the making.  For instance take the Morgon.  I'd heard about it and I like wines from the region, so I researched it. I was surprised at the reviews and then went to the winemaker's site and checked that out also.  I bought 2 straight off and will drink one in a couple of weeks, after it has had some time to settle do... Read More

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  • Sorry for the brightness in this picture.  Just picked up a couple from ... ... Dupre "1935" Morgon is, if represented fairly, seems to be able to cellared effectively for 5-7 years and drink from '18-'19.  Most Gamay wines that I've had drink well for 3-5 and then die a quiet, respectable death.The 2014 Chateau Cantemerle is special for anot... Read More

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  • Stephen, any comments on the Aussie wines and their prices towards the top of ... 2011 Morgon Javernières Côte de Py  |  3 in stock  |  $29.99 Dutraive 2014 Fleurie Clos de la Grand Cour Certified organic since 2009, the Dutraive family's Domaine de la Grand Cour produces subtle, traditional wines from their 9 hectares in Fleurie and a small pa... Read More

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  • Haven't posted on wine excesses in awhile so here goes. Sorry, JD, no ... Thévenet Morgon Vielles Vignes (old standby), 2011 Vincent Dureuil-Janthial Rully Rouge 1er Cru 'Clos du Chapitre’ (new friend that I’ll be revisiting)  2011 was a good year in Burgundy and Beaujolais (although '10 and '12 tend to get more recognition I like '11 and parti... Read More

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  • BLM, I was basically wondering about distance of shots, and I think the stories ... ... Thévenet's Morgon to be a reliable go-to.Have had Beaulolais at table at Thanksgiving a couple of times, but never perceived any groundswell of demand to repeat.  &nbs Read More

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  • If we're talking Thanksgiving specific, it's a good Cru Beajolais, like Morgon, Fleurie or some such. Does very well with the turkey itself and stands up to Cranberry, etc. I should try some new world Pinot and Blanc de Noirs as well this year, it's been a while. Read More

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  • 2014 Diochon Moulin-a-Vent Cuvée V.V. tonight for a song at the local, ... this village, mostly having Morgon or Fleurie for Cru Beajolais. Had heard this was the more structured village, and this bottle seems to back that up, though not exactly in the way I may have expected. Also notable, the shelf talker mentioned this estate had no success... Read More

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  • I was just thinking it was about time we heard from you Red ; )Beajolais and ... Cru's like Fleurie and Morgon, they should have some at Total Win Read More

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  • I have had several of the 'cru' Beaujolais and there, are differences ... ... different producers. The Morgon from Domaine Eric Morin is full-bodied and has a pepper or spice taste on the finish while the Herve Varenne negociant version is very fruity but more delicate and subtle. The best one I had more recently and certainly a distinctive wi... Read More

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  • As an Englishman living in France for half the year I am so glad to have discovered Morgon wine. It is smooth and delicious. Wish it were more radily available.

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