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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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  • Pinot Noir

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

  • Chardonnay

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

  • 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...

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  • Marcel Lapierre

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

  • Château de Pizay

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

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  • Rodet used to do decent nouveau, but I haven't had any nouveau from any ... good Crus, and I often drink Morgon.My experience with Duboeuf's irregularity is similar to JD's, though perhaps his stay-away warning can best be applied to that house's nouveaus. Their quality dropped drastically during the '80s, though theoretically they could've st... Read More

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  • I'd recommend avoiding all Duboeuf and Beaujolais Nouveau if ... ... you can find any 2011 from Morgon that meets your budget, and if not look for 2012. Lapierre is a good producer you can look for. Foillard is great too, though perhaps a few dollars over budge Read More

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  • Ithink Gregt has a point about the older vintages.One of the nicest cru ... I ... I had was the Herve Varenne Morgon from 2000 Just gorgeous,plenty of fruit plus subtle and delicat Read More

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  • Thanks, everyone, for your feedback and advice.  I was too harsh in my ... things about the Lapierre Morgon and may splurge on a bottle.My fall back varietal has always been new world Pinot Noir likeCambria and Acacia Carneros.  Zin's alcohol content is too high for me and Barbera/Sangiovese are generally too dry.  This year's Duboeuf Beaujola... Read More

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  • What varietals do you think would match my fruit-driven palette well, such as Saint Amour, Morgon, Moulin-a-Vent and Brouilly?  My budget limit is $25.Not sure what that means. All of those are crus in the Beaujolais region. The grape variety (varietal is an adjective) is going to be Gamay or Chardonnay. So all of them will be the same. The diff... Read More

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  • I've been trying wines from different Beaujolais regions and have yet to ... well, such as Saint Amour, Morgon, Moulin-a-Vent,  Julienas, Chenas, Chiroubles and Brouilly?  My budget limit is $25.Many than Read More

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  • Good to be reminded of the Bourgeuil I have at my mom's place, will have to ... pair with Turkey. Lapierre Morgon usually isn't much more than $ Read More

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  • Domaine Jean-Marc Burgaud Morgon Vielles Vignes 2011

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    I'm struggling with why I am not overwhelmed by this wine, its just not...well.....there is a bitterness that bites at me and its not the oak. Read More

    Wine review by Pickit4flavor


  • Jean Marc Burgaud Morgon Cote du Py 2012

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    -Watery on the front-Had a finish of sour cherry mash-Opened up after 1 hr Read More

    Wine review by mark


  • Domaine Mont Chavy Morgon 2011

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    Very nice, smooth, but robust Read More

    Wine review by mark


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