2019 Domaine de La Bonne Tonne Morgon Cote du Py

Complex organic Beaujolais from the famed Cote du Py.

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Cote du Py is on a hill of decomposed schist in Morgon, sitting on top of an extinct volcano (we hope). It is probably the most famous vineyard area in Beaujolais.

It's the place to look for structured, serious wines that still show Gamay's intense juicy deliciousness.

Bonne Tonne has some old vines on these high slopes, and this is a complex, minimal intervention gem of a wine. Intense cherry and raspberry meld with richer autumnal mulchy tones and a fine line of minerality runs through it like a laser beam aimed at Sean Connery's nether regions.

65 year old vines, 1 year in old barrel. A deep red-ruby robe and a elegant nose of black cherry, iris flower and spices. It offers a great pure minerality with dense and velvety tannins, elegant with a long aromatic persistency. Unique on the nose, youthful aromas at first however this gives way to something more floral, violets and a hint of raspberry. Tones of cherry, fresh and fragrant, medium weight, with a light overtone. Subtle tannin on the finish. Minimum sulfite added.

93 Points - "The complex nose of dried herbs, licorice and savoury notes entices you into this ripe yet sleek wine with an excellent tannin structure and plenty of crushed-rock character, which together give this lots of drive at the long finish. From organically grown grapes." - JamesSuckling.com

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