Lapierre Morgon 2007

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Morgon produces rich, earthy wine that can easily be mistaken for Burgundy. Lapierre is a great biodynamic producer. This offers up notes of beet r... Read more

Dry, dusty nose with tannins seeping through. Tight and mineral, almost vegetal (bay leaf, maybe asparagus). Earthy finish is pleasant, and that sa... Read more

Gorgeous nose, very pretty! Flavors of raspberry, cherry, licorice and violets. Very nice layers and complexity. Good balance! - Tasted at March... Read more

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Editorial Reviews for Lapierre Morgon

Snooth User: Gregory Dal Piaz
89065197,583
2.00 5
06/05/2009

Morgon produces rich, earthy wine that can easily be mistaken for Burgundy. Lapierre is a great biodynamic producer. This offers up notes of beet roots, dusty earth, anise and aggressive herb and medicinal notes. With a very light, natural and elegant in the mouth this is refreshing but quite herbal and almost vegetal on the palate with a decided green streak and some granitic minerality but not much fruit. 84pts


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Snooth User: Philip James
112,549
3.00 5
06/09/2009

Dry, dusty nose with tannins seeping through. Tight and mineral, almost vegetal (bay leaf, maybe asparagus). Earthy finish is pleasant, and that saves the wine. Decant and give it a year or so.


Snooth User: VegasOenophile
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4.50 5
10/06/2010

Gorgeous nose, very pretty! Flavors of raspberry, cherry, licorice and violets. Very nice layers and complexity. Good balance! - Tasted at Marché Bacchus 10/2/10


Snooth User: ekw590
127408348
2.00 5
06/19/2009

Light candy cherry nose over slight toast. In the mouth, flat & thin at first leading to herbaceous and vegetal notes, finishing with soft tannins, grows on me.


Snooth User: TBelford
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0.00 5
05/25/2009

Marcel Lapierre is perhaps the 'big' star of the Morgon region, certainly the maker of some of the appellations most interesting wines. He has a great reverence for the terroir, that he faithfully expreseses with natural, traditional winemaking. Minimal sulphur, fining and filtration is the norm here - the wines are complex, but express the signature solid red fruits of an authentic Morgon. The wines can age superbly. 2007 4/5


Snooth User: Makkikata
2201044
0.00 5
07/22/2009

A good winemaker will always make great wines in great years, but will make decent, good wines in a terrible year...2007 was no 2005...heavy rains in September led to water charged grapes. Wines are consequently thin, light and short in finish, perhaps herbaceous...Again, the wine drink well now, slightly chilled, with cold pork cuts. For Lapierre lovers, seek older vintages, and grasp the "fuss" about his wines.


Snooth User: Den NC USA
2168514
0.00 5
07/29/2009

This wine was featured on SLATE's Culture Gabfest, the Show titled The In Bruno Veritas Edition u Revoir to All That: Food, Wine, and the End of France (2009 Hardcover) by Michael Steinberger...(Fine interview, worth hearing @ http://www.slate.com/id/2221848#090715 They drank it on the podcast, and Steinberger dubbed it an excellent example of an inexpensive French (family estate) vintage, in the-less-expensive-than- Burgundy Morgon. Steinberger highly recommended it as a good occasional wine for the price-is-object crowd, of which I am one of many. I don't think I've got it distributed here in North Carolina, yet, but I'm looking.


External Reviews for Lapierre Morgon

External Review
09/23/2011

Marcel Lapierre Morgon Cuvee Lapierre2007 and all other wine from Marcel Lapierre are available for immediate delivery and discounted prices from WineDada.com. We also carry wide variety of wine from France and across the globe.


External Review
04/30/2010

Marcel Lapierre Morgon 2007 and all other wine from Marcel Lapierre are available for immediate delivery and discounted prices from CheaperCigars.com. We also carry wide variety of wine from France and across the globe.


External Review
02/20/2010

Marcel produces a small quantity of this special cuvee, but so far only in certain vintages. It is from his oldest vines mostly from the Cote du Py, aged longer, & released later than the domaine's flagship Morgon bottling. This is a more serious, more structured, more intense expression of the Morgon terroir. It needs a few years in the bottle or an hour in a decanter to show it's complexity.


External Review
03/06/2009

Lapierre is a fanatical grape-grower, and we're very glad to be able to reap the benefits. This is amazing for the beauty of its fruit and the purity of its flavor.


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