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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...

  • Sauvignon Blanc

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

  • 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...

  • 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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  • Château de Pizay

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

  • Marcel Lapierre

    In 1973, Marcel Lapierre begins again the family business composed then by 7 hectares with the cu...

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  • Cheers, and thanks for giving us a fun topic to riff off of and discuss, ... ... ... 2014 Lapierre Beaujolais Morgon I opened, which is also real nice, but is in need of food to go with it. Still waiting for the food over her Read More

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  • Some 2013 Burgundy...'14 Beaujolais, and '11 Piedmont!2013 Cristophe ... ... Lapierre Beajolais Morgon2014 Lapierre Morgon Cuvee Marcel2014 I forgot, but supposed to be good! 2011 Giacomo Fenocchio Barolo, Villero - Best under $50 wine available in the U.S.? There is some serious buzz about this wine! Really should be a case purchase, but onl... Read More

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  • Rimmerman's bombast has been known to turn off more than a few readers, but ... just up on the plateau (from Morgon) that most pass by in favor of a stop in Brouilly instead.One person's left turn is another person's right turn - in other words, the largely ignorant world at large and its "who cares?" attitude toward Regnie, presents the young ... Read More

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  • Louis Jadot Ch des Jacques Morgon Cote de Py 2011

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  • Louis Jadot Ch des Jacques Morgon Cote de Py 2011

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    nice wine. Read More

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  • Chateau des Jacques/Louis Jadot Cote du Py Morgon 2010

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  • Domaine Jean Foillard Morgon Cote de Py Vieilles Vignes 2008

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  • Started off fairly mild and boring, but a couple days after I pulled the cork ... punch I'm used to with Morgon. Low tannins and fairly dry, I would drink it again but decant it for about 1 hour firs Read More

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  • QUOTEI'm not sure your statement about most French wine regions are ... ... only red grape allowed in Morgon (And probably some other Beaujolais cru as well). Morgon is allowed to grow about 3 or 4 whites though (Chardonnay, Aligote and maybe Pinot Gris).Pouilly Fume (Loire Valley) is only allowed Sauvignon Blanc and some Chasselas.Regarding y... Read More

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  • Jonderry - This is only my 3rd Morgon, but the best yet by far was the JP Brun 2013. The other two were so similar it's like they came from the same vineyard. I don't think I could tell them apart side by side. Read More

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