Morgon is the second largest Cru (after Brouilly) spanning 4.5 square miles and comprised of six named vineyards on three bands facing south, southeast and northwest. Passot works with vineyards oriented Southeast in the Douby climat which has clay/sand soils from decomposed granite based soils known as terre pourrie or “rotten earth” – average vine age is 46 years.
Hand harvested grapes that undergo primary and malolactic fermentation in stainless steel and cement vats.
Deep, garnet red color and aromas of ripe stone fruits such as cherry, peach, apricot and plum. Full-bodied, this rich, powerful wine expresses all facets of its terroir. This Morgon is a cellar worthy selections, as the tannin structure softens and flovors develop with age in the bottle.
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“Perfumed and structured, this is a concentrated wine. Layers of black fruits and tannins promise aging. They go along with acidity, spice and ripeness.”
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