Lapierre Morgon Raisins Gaulois 2009
In 1973, Marcel Lapierre restarted the family business composed then by 7 hectares with the customers of his grand father with whom he is still working today. From 1981, under the impulse of Jules Chauvet, a well-known researcher at the University of California, Marcel Lapierre decided to vinify without SO2 and additional yeasts and to cultivate in a bio dynamic way, without weed killers and chemical fertilizers. Massively ripe, dense, dark fruits can be discerned in this wine's sur-maturite-laced nose. It is chewy, deep, dense, broad, and mouth-coating. Blackberries, plums, and black cherries are intertwined with flavors reminiscent of raw meat in this concentrated and powerful wine. Its fruit-packed and ripe tannin-filled, extensive finish auger a stupendous future for this Beaujolais.
Had with shrimp pasta, good combo. Liked it better the second day.
Clear, with a purple to ruby red color, powerful aromas of strawberry and raspberry, with a hint of earthiness and spice. Light to medium body, with a nice moderate to long finish and medium complexity. I really liked this one.
One and a half glasses
External Reviews for Lapierre Morgon Raisins Gaulois
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.
Food Pairings for Lapierre Morgon Raisins Gaulois
<p>The Domaine Laiperres’s Villie-Morgon vineyard is farmed without artificial herbicides or fertilizers, producing all-natural wines. The 2009 Marcel Lapierre Morgon is a fresh-tasting wine packed with rich red fruit flavors. Tannins are rich and round.</p>
Dietary Information: Organic
Best Wine Deals
What have you bought lately?Replied
Whatcha drinking tonight?Replied
Chateau Courline Nauton Sauternes (1989)Rated
Duckhorn Napa Merlot (2012)Cellared
Frick Winery Cinsault Dry Creek Valley (2008)Wishlisted
Wine Berry ApricotListed
Looking for a less expensive Chevalier de Bayard type wineReplied
Dr. Beckermann Auslese Rheinhessen (2012)Reviewed
Dutton-Goldfield Pinot Noir "Dutton Ranch" (2012)Wishlisted