Venezuelan chocolate and red roses…concentrated but unusually silky palate for this appellation. A long finish is beautifully carried by the fine tannins. 93 points by James Suckling.
WINEMAKER Tristan Larsen
APPELLATION Morgon Côte du Py
GRAPE VARIETAL 100% Gamay noir
TERROIR Deep soil on altered schist and piedmont soil with “blue stones,” rich in magnesium
WINEMAKING Hand-harvested. Partial destemming, long maceration for 30 days in wooden vats. Aged in large oak barrels for 18 months.
ALCOHOL CONTENT 14.0%