Creation Vinium

Morgon
"Les Corcelettes"

  • RegionBeaujolais
  • VillageCrus du Beaujolais
  • AppellationMorgon
  • Grape varietyGamay
The Vine
  • Average vine age 30 years
  • SoilPink schistous granite
  • Average yield50 hl/ha
  • HarvestHand picked
Wine tips
  • Cellaring Potential5-7 years
  • Serving temperature 13-15°
Description
  • The appellation of Morgon is situated entirely within the parish of Villie-Morgon where the soil sets its wines apart from the other 'Crus' since the percentage of sand and shale is higher here due to the particular way in which the local schist layers have weathered. Consequently the wines are firmer and darker in colour than the other 'Crus'.
Vinification & Ageing
  • Fermentation
    Traditional in open vats
  • Ageing
    10 to 12 months ageing
Wine tasting
  • Tasting Note
    This single vineyard Morgon displays all the attributes that make this village so famous. Morgon has structure power and charm. The bright plum colour and rich sweet raspberry fruit are wonderfully integrated with complex mineral flavours, tannin, acidity and long length. Capable of lasting 10 years or more, Morgan is fantastic value.
  • Food Pairing
    Poultry - red meat - mature cheeses


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