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Jean Foillard Morgon 2019

From one of the mythical winemakers of Beaujolais
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Primary Notes: Cherry Dried flowers Granite

Secondary Notes:

Tertiary Notes:

Body: Medium -

Dryness: Dry

Acidity: Medium +

Tannin: Medium -

Alcohol (%): 13

Origin: Beaujolais, France

Maker: Domaine Jean Foillard

Grape: Gamay

Fermentation: Natural Slight Wood

Awards:

Decanting: 30 minutes

Serving Temperature: Best served between 14–16°C

Asian Food Pairing: Bibimbap, black pepper beef stir fry

Western Food Pairing: Veal burgers, Mushroom wellington, chicken cacciatora

Description

Jean Foillard Morgon 2019

Jean Foillard Morgon is natural young village wine that delivers ripe fruit aromas. A silky mouthfeel, powdery tannins and refreshing acidity on the medium-bodied palate. Fruity and fresh cherry flavour with a good dose of minerals alongside its lightly herbal and spiced nature.

100% Gamay. The fruit for this wine comes from old Gamay vines in Morgon, Beaujolais. The vines grow in the unique volcanic hillside terroir, a mix of schist and granite. A natural wine made with minimal intervention in the winery, all the meticulous work is done in the vineyard.

The fruit undergoes a thorough selection at the winery. Whole bunch spontaneous maceration with native yeasts, without destemming, then maturation in vats. Bottling without chaptalisation, filtration and no additional sulphur.