A long time ago, a very long time ago, by a whim of geology, the soil of the Morgon Cru was metamorphosed. The granite has turned into shale, the shale itself has altered and decomposed to such an extent that local winegrowers refer to it as rotten rock. However, it is in this terroir that the Gamay vines will draw this particular sap which gives this typicality to the Morgon appellation.
What does this wine taste like?
|Garnet / Intense|
|Complex / Black fruit|
|Powerful / Structured|
Drinking and storing
Roast meats / Cheeses
Excellent wine, mellow, hints of chocolate, red fruits and summers in France. Don't buy any until I have ordered some more.
|Soil||Granit / Schist|
Although he originally came from the Pouilly Fuissé region, Georges Duboeuf is known as 'the king of Beaujolais', having devoted all his life to making and promoting wines from this region. He quickly saw the potential of this winemaking area in the south of France and was the brains behind the worldwide phenomenon of Beaujolais Nouveau. Admired in the world of wine for both his professional skills and his personal character, his name will forever...