Red

2009 Jean-Marc Burgaud Morgon Côte du Py

Gamay

  • France
  • Burgundy
  • Beaujolais
  • Morgon
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Community Tasting Notes 91

  • skifree wrote:

    May 14, 2019 - Tasted dead and over the hill, tossed most of it. Did not pick up on any obvious flaw.

  • rwpalmer wrote: 90 points

    April 8, 2019 - Remarkably deep. Nose of dried strawberries and earth. Integrated palate. Firm enough tannin to finish cleanly. Great effort.

    1 person found this helpful Comment
  • dino_mike Likes this wine: 89 points

    February 4, 2019 - My first well aged Morgon: Very barnyard mushroomy foresty floor on the nose and earthy yet bright cherry flavors. Very beautiful wine, medium body and balanced finish on this Gammay. I now understand the attractiveness of well made gammay. This was on 09, drank early 19, so 10 years seems right. Could go longer too, but possibly more fruit forward a few years ago.

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  • Rieslingfan wrote:

    December 8, 2018 - Classically Burgaud, with rather hard tannins, smoky fruit and a minty edge. Twenty four hours of air softened it up a bit, bringing a measure of pleasure, but dang this is tough stuff. Who knows if it will ever truly open up.

  • Jeanda wrote: 92 points

    July 30, 2018 - Après de longues années de fermeture, le vin s'est enfin complètement ouvert ! Nez intense et complexe sur les fruits rouges, les fleurs séchées, l'orange sanguine et les epices douces.Bouche assez légère mais parfaitement équilibrée et dotée d'une bonne intensité aromatique. La longueur n'est pas exceptionnelle , mais quelle profondeur dans ce vin !

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  • By Jancis Robinson, MW
    6/27/2013 (link)

    (Dom Jean-Marc Burgaud, Côte du Py Morgon Red) Subscribe to see review text.

  • By Julia Harding, MW
    10/10/2010 (link)

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Garagiste

  • By Jon Rimmerman
    7/15/2010 (link)

    (COTE DE PY Jean-Marc Burgaud) 2009

    Dear Friends,

    In a world of vinous potholes, a sure thing is not easy to come by.

    With that statement as a backdrop, the tandem below receives one of my highest recommendations of the year.

    Where the 2008s from Burgaud were reference, varietal wines, the 2009s are a freak-show of terroir, depth and Gamay-laced rock with super-charged purple molecules swimming around a nuclear core. If that doesn’t nudge you over the edge - to take the plunge into Jean-Marc Burgaud’s mineral slathered 2009 world, allow me to push you off the cliff (in a polite way of course)...

    I'm not sure how to properly explain this set of 2009s but I can tell you that it took 3-4 days to remove the purple from my teeth after tasting them. If you are looking for intellectual challenge as well as fruit purity and palate pleasure, Jean-Marc Burgaud has given us all of the above with the extra benefit of exemplary value and ageing capacity. Both the 2009 Thulon and Cote de Py simply feel and taste real – they represent what is still honest in the world of wine and they do so with granite-laced and studious panache. The Cote de Py will age for years and the Thulon, usually a young drinker, is so well-endowed in the vintage that it has aspirations of medium term cellaring as well. While this may seem like a simple statement, it is important to note that this is the very best Burgaud can put on the table and he is doing so for the least amount of currency in his pocket.

    Call it a breath of fresh air or just plain common sense, but these are kingly wines that anyone in the kingdom can afford. They are meant for a connoisseur’s communal table where the cream will rise to the top – what’s in the bottle does not lie and it does not have time for trickery – it jumps from the glass with a starry-eyed and wide brushstroke of a vintage that is a legend in the making. I wish we had significant quantities of each but we do not – I'm not the only one to recognize the 2009 vintage in Beaujolais and its wine geek “come hither” appeal...

    VERY HIGHLY RECCOMMEDED for crazy price/value and purple-stained reflection of a one-off vintage that makes it difficult to draw comparisons.

    This parcel is directly from the winery cellar with perfect provenance:

    2009 Jean-Marc Burgaud Beaujolais Village “Chateau de Thulon” -
    (although this can be thoroughly enjoyed now for its exclamation point Gamay fun-fest drenched in granite, it will be even better in 2-3 years)

    2009 Jean-Marc Burgaud Beaujolais Morgon - Cote de Py -
    (for the long term – like solid black, tannic rock – very serious wine from a superlative growing season)

    Please give us your maximum number up to 24/person of the Chateau de Thulon and 12/person of the Cote de Py and we will allocate accordingly

    To order: niki@garagistewine.com

    This parcel is set to depart the cave – it will arrive in the late summer (please check OARS for local pick up after Labor Day). It will ship during the Fall shipping season.

    Out of state orders will be held for free under ideal storage conditions (56 degrees/70%humidity) until shipping is possible. Locals may pick up at their leisure.

    For current local pick up and arrival/ship information, please see your OARS link below (at the bottom of this offer) - don’t know how to access your OARS? Simply click the link and see your account. You can also paste the link into your browser. If you are having trouble with your link or your account, please contact: support@garagistewine.com

    NO SALES TO RETAILERS OR WHOLESALERS

    Thank you,

    Jon Rimmerman
    Garagiste
    Seattle, WA
    Burg6551
    Burg6552

    Click here to view the status of your orders in O.A.R.S.

Wine Definition

  • Vintage 2009
  • Type Red
  • Producer Jean-Marc Burgaud
  • Varietal Gamay
  • Designation n/a
  • Vineyard Côte du Py
  • Country France
  • Region Burgundy
  • SubRegion Beaujolais
  • Appellation Morgon

Community Holdings

  • Pending Delivery 11 (1%)
  • In Cellars 443 (42%)
  • Consumed 600 (57%)

Food Pairing

Community Recommendations

gammon; beetroot, Would be good with almost anything. Cedar planked salmon would pair very well.

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