Harvesting of this wine is done manually in whole bunches from a 24.7 acre south-facing plot where the vines are 50 years and older and configured in the traditional Gobelet system. They are de- stemmed and only the best bunches move to vinification. This wine undergoes frequent pumping over, with malolactic fermentation taking place in stainless steel tanks. The wine does not see any oak.
Morgon comes from a special terroir made up of decomposed rock and friable schist, and is without a doubt the most typical of the ten Beaujolais “Crus”. Its “terroir” taste becomes more intense over time. The vineyards are owned by the Lacoque family who have farmed this land for many years.
This first-class wine pairs best with grilled meats, spicy foods and aged cheeses.
Producer: Domaine de Javernière
Region: A.O.C. Beaujolais
Wine Composition: 100% Gamay
Total Acidity: 5.05 G/L
Residual Sugar: 1.5 G/L
2018: 93Pts. - James Suckling, Feb 18, 2019
2018: 90Pts - Wine & Spirits, Oct 2020
2018: 94Pts. - Vinous, Oct 2019
2017: 92Pts. - James Suckling, Feb 18, 2019
2017: 94Pts - VINOUS, Oct 2019
2016: 90 Pts. - Wine Spectator, Web Only 2018
2015: 92 Pts - '100 BEST BUY of 2016' – Wine & Spirits, Special Edition Winter, Buying Guide 2017
2015: 91Pts - 'EDITOR'S CHOICE', Wine Enthusiast, Mar 2017
2015: 90 Pts - Wine Spectator, Dec. 31, 2016
2015: 90 Pts - Wine & Spirits, Oct 2016
2014: 90Pts - Wine Enthusiast, Dec 1, 2015