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Chateau de Pizay Morgon Beaujolais

Chateau de Pizay Morgon Beaujolais

$19.00

RegionBeaujolais

AppellationMorgon

Vine Age45 Years

VarietalsGamay

Soil TypeGranite

 
 

Food PairingGrilled red and white meats

Press  2019: 93 Points Tasting Panel, 90 Points Wine Enthusiast

2018: 92 Points  Decanter, 91 Points James Suckling, 90 Vinous

VinificationManual grape-picking. The whole grapes are gathered in vats (no crushing, no destemming). Controlled temperature: 18-28° C. Cooling after pressing. Malolactic fermentation done after the end of the alcoholic fermentation. Maturing in stainless steel tanks. Fining with egg-whites. Natural tartaric stabilizing thanks to the cold winter temperature. 25% of the crop is kept for a while
in new oak casks.

Tasting NotesThis serious wine is still very young. Its black fruits and firm tannins are showing considerable potential, with acidity and a firm core still developing. This will be a powerful wine and one that needs to age.  - RV