Red

2009 Marcel Lapierre Morgon

Gamay

  • France
  • Burgundy
  • Beaujolais
  • Morgon
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Community Tasting Notes 487

  • sawira wrote: (94 points)

    November 9, 2017 - Bottle #7 of 12. Wow. Fantastic. Earthy, gamy (Gamay?), robust but not over-extracted or overripe, super long finish, tending towards Burgundy, stemmy, rich, delicious. Very lingering. Hints of Bazooka Joe, undergrowth, metal, slender fruit but still fills the mid palate, sweet finish. Briary. Mouthfillingly complete. Even better than last time, and glad I have more left for the ages. Great wine. Wow..... I can still taste the last sip from two minutes ago.

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  • nzinkgraf wrote:

    November 4, 2017 - From 375ml. Very good off the cork pull. Dark red fruit palate. Med/- tannin. Some underlying underbrush. Sweet dark fruit palate. Such a refreshing example after my last bottle.

  • Ben Christiansen wrote:

    November 4, 2017 - Big and ripe. But right there

  • slanum wrote: flawed

    October 28, 2017 - Odd bottle. Strange aromas -- bretty taint?

  • 41hijinx Likes this wine: (91 points)

    October 23, 2017 - Deep garnet color in glass with faint browning. Lovely bouquet. Lots of supple ripe fruit on palate obviously the result of a gentle pressing. Just starting to turn from Morgon to Burgundy and at peak. No sediment.

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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)

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

JancisRobinson.com

  • 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, 761507484112, 831906004140

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 21 (1%)
  • In Cellars 1,601 (45%)
  • Consumed 1,971 (55%)

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Community Recommendations

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

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