Morgon PDO

-6%
Jean Foillard - Morgon Tradition 2021 – Sku: 327921 – 71
Jean Foillard
2021
Morgon PDO
Special Price €16.90 Regular Price €17.90
COUP DE COEUR
94/100 RVF
-5%
Daniel Bouland  - Morgon Les Délys 2022  – Sku: 318322 – 119
Daniel Bouland
2022
Morgon PDO
Special Price €17.90 Regular Price €18.90
Louis Claude Desvignes - Morgon Château Gaillard 2022 – Sku: 334222 – 27
Louis Claude Desvignes
2022
Morgon PDO
€19.90
-5%
Jean Marc Burgaud - Morgon Les Charmes 2021 – Sku: 332821 – 6
Jean-Marc Burgaud
2021
Morgon PDO
Special Price €19.90 Regular Price €21.00
CLUB AVANTAGE
98/100 RVF
Daniel Bouland  - Morgon Corcelette Vieilles Vignes Cailloux 2022 – Sku: 331522 – 7
Daniel Bouland
2022
Morgon PDO
€24.90
COUP DE COEUR
Bio
Louis Claude Desvignes - Morgon Javernières 2022 – Sku: 334522 – 29
Louis Claude Desvignes
2022
Morgon PDO
€26.90
COUP DE COEUR
Bio
Marcel Lapierre - Morgon 2022 – Sku: 327822 – 8
Marcel Lapierre
2022
Morgon PDO
€26.90
Bio
Louis Claude Desvignes - Morgon Côte du Py 2022 – Sku: 334122 – 43
Louis Claude Desvignes
2022
Morgon PDO
Special Price €27.00 Regular Price €29.00
COUP DE COEUR
-5%
Jean Foillard - Morgon Côte du Py 2022 – Sku: 328222 – 131
Jean Foillard
2022
Morgon PDO
Special Price €28.50 Regular Price €29.90
COUP DE COEUR
94/100 Parker
Louis Claude Desvignes - Morgon Javernières Aux Pierres 2022 – Sku: 336222 – 13
Louis Claude Desvignes
2022
Morgon PDO
€33.90
COUP DE COEUR
-7%
Daniel Bouland - Magnum Morgon Les Délys 2022  – Sku: 333022 – 5
Daniel Bouland
2022
Morgon PDO
Special Price €39.00 Regular Price €42.00
COUP DE COEUR
Bio
Marcel Lapierre - Morgon Cuvée Marcel Lapierre 2022 MMXXII – Sku: 325922 – 7
Marcel Lapierre
2022
Morgon PDO
€49.00
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Morgon: an expressive Beaujolais cru

When it "morgonne", this wine expresses all its terroir, this so particular rock on which the vine which gives it birth is cultivated. Not only is Morgon the origin of its own word, but it has also contributed to reviving the image of the Beaujolais vineyard. As the en primeur wines shake up the international press every third Thursday in November, Morgon, along with other crus such as Moulin à Vent and Fleurie, brings finesse and elegance to this eastern French vineyard. We propose you to taste the Morgon, a surprising AOC wine, whether it is by its quality, by its aromas or by its price.

General presentation of the appellation

It is in the Rhône department, around the small commune of Villié-Morgon, that this appellation is produced. Morgon is one of the 10 crus of the Beaujolais, which are all concentrated in the north of the vineyard. The 1,100 hectares of vines that produce Morgon are located east of Beaujeu, south of Mâcon and north of Villefranche-sur-Saône. It is the second largestappellation in Beaujolais, just behind the vineyard of Brouilly. The wines of this production area can be marketed under other appellations, namely Beaujolais and Beaujolais-Villages, but also under Burgundy appellations such as Burgundy Pass-Tout-Grain, Burgundy, Burgundy Aligoté, etc.

Set against the Beaujolais mountains and about ten kilometres from the Saône, the Morgon vines benefit from a sunny climate; the wine also draws its identity from the soil on which it takes root, a terrain that is sometimes referred to as "rotten rocks", due in particular to its friability. This geological characteristic is particularly present on the Côte du Py.

The Morgon AOC has various terroirs spread around Villié-Morgon, the first two of which are particularly appreciated:

-Charmes

-Côte du Py

-Corcelette

-Douby

-Micouds

-Grands Cras

The main grape variety is Gamay Noir with white juice. Aligoté blanc, chardonnay and melon blanc are the authorised secondary grape varieties, up to a limit of 15% per plot.

Characteristics of Morgon

When young, Morgon has a deep garnet red colour with hints of violet. This colour, the fruit of the Gamay grape, gradually evolves towards mahogany. The nose is dominated by fruity aromas of black fruit, red fruit and ripe stone fruit. But the originality of Morgon is expressed through its aromas of kirsch and brandy, which can evolve towards notes of sherry with age.

Moreover, Morgon is a wine that can be kept for 3 to 10 years, and even longer for the best vintages of the stars of the appellation.

Finally, it offers good value for money and will surprise you. Full-bodied and fruity, it is usually said to be the "fruit of a Beaujolais" and to have "the charm of a Burgundy".

How to taste a Morgon

As far as serving temperature is concerned, it is best to serve a young Morgon between 13 and 16° and, when the wine is older, between 16 and 17°. In terms of food and wine pairing, Morgon lends itself to many dishes, particularly white meats such as veal or pork. Morgon is a powerful wine that also goes well with certain game dishes, such as venison, wild boar or pheasant. It also goes well with meats that have been simmered for a long time: leg of lamb, beef bourguignon, osso buco...

Laissez-vous tenter... par les autres appellations !

Le vignoble

Daniel Bouland

"Daniel Bouland, a winegrower from the hamlet of Corcelette, has been seducing us for several years with his Morgons, which have an intensity of fruit and an exemplary roundness, coming from a heritage of very old vines impeccably cultivated and harvested. The fruit does not mask the almost wild minerality of the terroir, but rather exalts it. What's more, the quality/price ratio here is unbeatable! Don't delay."

Jean Foillard

Anyone who is "unhappy" with Beaujolais wines should try Foillard..

Jean-Marc Burgaud

"Jean-Marc Burgaud owns most of his vineyard in Morgon, with parcels located on the Côte de Py, and vinifies very precise wines for aging." RVF Guide 2018

Jules Desjourneys

After having worked alongside the greatest Burgundian names (Jean-Yves Bizot, Christophe Perrot-Minot, Arnaud Ente...) Fabien Duperray decided to bring out his own work by creating the Domaine Jules Desjourneys, in homage to and with the vision of the pioneer of natural wine Jules Chauvet. The wines are immediately impressive in their class, depth and breed, thanks to the titanic work carried out in the vineyard and the cellar. We had never seen wines of such density in Beaujolais in this stunningly aesthetic style...

Louis Claude Desvignes

"Quiconque a posé ses lèvres dans un vin du duo fraternel Claude-Emmanuelle et Louis-Benoît Desvignes a ressenti une émotion particulière. Ici, la recherche esthétique se tourne vers la fine expression des lieux-dits (principalement à Morgon), la matière juste en fonction des millésimes et la capacité de garde, provenant d'une viticulture attentionnée, d'une vinification sensible, loin des dogmes, et d'un élevage épuré sans bois. La troisième étoile est épinglée depuis quelques années sur la veste du domaine, et au regard de la régularité et de la cohérence de la gamme, nous devinons qu'elle y restera de belles années." 3*/3 RVF Guide

Marcel Lapierre

The Marcel Lapierre estate is located in the heart of the Beaujolais, in Villié-Morgon. Its particularity of having adopted organic farming, surprising 30 years ago, has today convinced many followers in the region. All the wines of the estate have the Marcel Lapierre "touch", natural, authentic wines, sometimes without any added sulphite, which draw their intrinsic quality from soils cultivated with the deepest respect for nature.

Mee Godard

"Mee Godard created his estate in February 2013 (...). This small estate of 5.40ha is composed of beautiful terroirs of the Morgon cru, and very old vines (Corcelette, Grand Cras, Côte du Py). We are impressed by the dimension of the wines after only three years of harvesting. (...) The 2016s are limpid, the maturity is expressed differently with fresher and less candied fruit. The mouths are more stretched out and less immediate; the acidities bring a lot of dynamism. Grand Cras has changed its style: it seems less extracted and more Burgundian than the 2015. The Côte du Py is superb. Its fruit expresses blackcurrant and blackberry with a graphite imprint that tightens it." RVF Guide 2018

Montcalmès

Frédéric Pourtalié has become a Languedoc icon. The Montcalmès vineyard covers an area of 23 hectares today; Syrah and Grenache on a limestone plateau and Mourvèdre on rolled pebbles. A blend has been produced since 1999, the one that made the reputation of the Domaine. It is aged for twenty-four months in barrels, in the purest tradition without fining or filtration, a cuvée of unfailing regularity.