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2019 Domaine Thévenet , Morgon 'Vieilles Vignes', Beaujolais, France

2019 Domaine Thévenet , Morgon 'Vieilles Vignes', Beaujolais, France

$39.99

  • 2019 Domaine Thévenet , Morgon 'Vieilles Vignes', Beaujolais, France
    • 2019 Domaine Thévenet , Morgon 'Vieilles Vignes', Beaujolais, France

    2019 Domaine Thévenet , Morgon 'Vieilles Vignes', Beaujolais, France

    $39.99 Excl. tax

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      Light cherry red color. In the nose ripe blackberries, cranberry, fresh cherry. Wine bursts with the delicious fresh Beaujolais fruit and is crispy. Very refined attack in the mouth. A lot of energy in the wine!

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      Morgon, but as a young man he took the domaine in an unexpected direction. In the early 1980s Beaujolais was flooded with mass-produced, over-commercialized wine, pushing winemaker and viticultural prophet Jules Chauvet to invoke a return to more traditional practices. Jean-Paul and three other local vignerons, Marcel Lapierre, Guy Breton, and Jean Foillard, soon took up the torch of this “natural wine” movement. Kermit dubbed this clan the Gang of Four, and the name has stuck ever since. These rebels called for a return to the old practices of viticulture and vinification: starting with old vines, never using synthetic herbicides or pesticides, harvesting late, rigorously sorting to remove all but the healthiest grapes, adding minimal doses of sulfur dioxide or none at all, and refusing both chaptalization and filtration. These techniques allow the character of Morgon to express itself naturally, without any cosmetic surgery: rustic and spicy yet also refreshing and loaded with the minerality of the granitic vineyards.

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