Red

2009 Marcel Lapierre Morgon

Gamay

  • France
  • Burgundy
  • Beaujolais
  • Morgon
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Community Tasting Notes 475

  • Moonie Likes this wine: (94 points)

    March 19, 2017 - Perfect. Served at cellar temperature and it just sang. Wonderful balance of fruit and acidity.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • Cote d'Or Likes this wine:

    March 14, 2017 - PopnPour, tasted over 2 hrs
    -nearly semi-translucent med dark red-violet, minimal bricking
    -subtle floral plum dark berry earth
    -med acidity, med- weight though fairly expansive soft subtle earthy dark fruit faint sousbois, nearly resolved tannins
    -soft pleasant mature elegant yet wholesome satisfying Beaujolais at its apogee

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • collin wrote:

    March 12, 2017 - This has turned all soft and floral and pretty since I last had it. Strikes me as a peak spot for drinking.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • tomlee wrote: (93 points)

    March 8, 2017 - Ruby red in color. 13% ABV. Pretty nose of red fruits, rose petals and forest floor. Medium body with medium acidity. Fresh and vibrant. Cherries, cranberries, earth and minerals on the palate. The finish is exquisite. Lovely Beaujolais. Tremendous now but should age gracefully for another 3-5 years.

    2 people found this helpful Comment
  • Pierre-Yves wrote: (91 points)

    February 16, 2017 - Very ripey at opening, and not appealing. Way much better next day with lifting aromatics. Take time to let this breathe !

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    1/3/2015 (link)

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    12/25/2011 (link)

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    February 2011 (link)

    (Domaine Marcel Lapierre Morgon S) Subscribe to see review text.

JancisRobinson.com

  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    7/9/2010 (link)

    (Marcel Lapierre Morgon Red) Subscribe to see review text.

Winedoctor

  • By Chris Kissack
    January 2012 (link) 16.5 points

    (Marcel Lapierre Morgon) From the hands of the late Marcel Lapierre, this wine has a dark yet vibrant character in the glass, the aromatics possess brilliant fruit, fresh and beautifully poised on the edge of ripeness. There are hints of blackcurrants and a raspberry tartness, intense and concentrated but not sweet or creamy. It has a perfumed, floral, crunchy-skin style which lends it a wonderful vibrancy. There is some super savoury-edged fruit, an intense backbone of vibrant acids, and overall a supple, lively, vigorous and vibrant midpalate leading into a linear, crunchy finish. Super stuff.

RJonWine.com

  • By Richard Jennings
    1/29/2011 (link) 92 points

    (Marcel Lapierre Morgon) Very dark red violet color; nice tart plum, red currant nose; tasty, concentrated, ripe currant, tart plum, red berry palate; medium-plus finish (goes surprisingly well with curry)

  • By Richard Jennings
    1/14/2011 (link) 93 points

    (Marcel Lapierre Morgon) Medium dark red violet color; slight reduction, ripe currant, red fruit, cherry nose; tasty, ripe currant, red fruit, balanced, needs 2-3 years; medium-plus finish

  • By Richard Jennings
    11/18/2010 (link) 90 points

    (Marcel Lapierre Morgon) Dark magenta color; red raspberry, red Jolly Rancher, currant nose; tasty, tight, mineral, herbal palate, needs 2-4 years; medium finish

Wine Library TV

  • By Gary Vaynerchuk
    Beaujolais Cru Tasting with Ray Isle from Food & Wine Magazine, Episode #949, 11/12/2010 (link) 92+ points

    (Marcel Lapierre Morgon) #1; COLOR-medium/dark; NOSE-crushed fresh berries; sour cranberry; and a little bit of funk; PALATE-this is literally one of the best Beaujolais's that I've ever had; great sour cherry; medium body; I'm completely blown away by the silkiness and structure of this wine; it's like cream throughout the palate; this is crazy floral; a cassis component that I find very attractive and has a delicious factor; I highly recommend; DS-93; GV-92+

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2009
  • Type Red
  • Producer Marcel Lapierre
  • Varietal Gamay
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard n/a
  • Country France
  • Region Burgundy
  • SubRegion Beaujolais
  • Appellation Morgon
  • UPC Codes 761503232205, 761507484112, 831906004140

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 22 (1%)
  • In Cellars 1,680 (47%)
  • Consumed 1,878 (52%)

Food Pairing

BBQ pork sausages, Beef, Chicken Pot Pie, Grilled rib eye and sliced summer tomatoes., slow-cooked veal stew

Who Likes This Wine

98% Like It  52 votes

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