Red

2009 Marcel Lapierre Morgon

Gamay

  • France
  • Burgundy
  • Beaujolais
  • Morgon
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Community Tasting Notes 452

  • Louvin Likes this wine: (93 points)

    July 18, 2016 - Decanted for 1 hr. Over the course of several years this has soften and blossomed into a very nice enjoyable, big, dark fruited wine, becoming velvety with excellent depth. Not a refined delicate wine but fun and fruit forward with great structure. Wish I had more.

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  • WST Likes this wine:

    July 17, 2016 - Well, this is no longer shut down. In fact, the passage of time has failed to calm this beast. A bit of an exaggerated Lapierre, massive and ripe, but fortunately not jammy. Lots of cherry and strawberry fruit, with just enough structure to pull it off. Starting to get some savory herbal elements. I think I'll wait a few year to open my next bottle.

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  • WineGuyFL wrote: (90 points)

    July 13, 2016 - This wine seems to have declined somewhat from prior tastings. Not as much going on. I am going to drink up my last couple of bottles.

  • maxmanx wrote:

    July 1, 2016 - Tannins are still there- this still has plenty of life left to go. Very enjoyable.

  • MarkR wrote:

    May 8, 2016 - Delicious, drinking well but will certainly keep.

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

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    12/25/2011 (link)

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  • By Josh Raynolds
    February 2011 (link)

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

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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, 831906004140

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 31 (1%)
  • In Cellars 1,702 (48%)
  • Consumed 1,788 (51%)

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  47 votes

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