2021 Dominique Piron Morgon Cote du Py

Impeccable release from a Beaujolais legend, Dominique Piron.
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Four centuries of Pirons have grown and made wine in Beaujolais, with the latest, Dominique Piron, being the fourteenth generation.

Cote du Py lies in the heart of Morgon, with the oldest soils in Beaujolais, filled with rocky, blue stone. It's well-regarded for crafting delicious, structured wines with powerful flavours, and considerable ageing potential.

This wine by Piron can be considered his finest cuvee, and one of the finest expressions of Morgon from a living legend of the region.

This is a very fine Cru Beaujolais that should be savoured with fine glassware and even finer friends.

The Cote du Py is the most revered climat of Morgon, which itself is generally regarded as one of the two greatest of the 10 crus of Beaujolais. The climat runs to about 180ha, of which the estate owns 9.2ha. The average age of Piron's vines is around 55-60 years. The sloped vineyard takes in all aspects but Dominique Piron's vines mainly face east and southeast. Typically for Beaujolais, vines are planted with 10,000 vines per hectare (1m x 1m) and are pruned in gobelet.

The wine is mostly aged in concrete and stainless steel but with 25% going into young French oak barrels. After one year, the different parts are selected carefully and blended together. Then the wine spends one more year in bottle before being sold.

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    stan
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    2 years ago
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Ticks all the boxes

    Speaks so clearly of Beaujolais and the Morgon Region. Great Stuff.

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    Susannah B.
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    2 years ago
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Violets & pepper

    Very nice quality wine. Good strucure.

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    Sharon D.
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    2 years ago
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    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    délicieuse

    Elegant, enjoyable

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    George
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    3 years ago
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    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    Excellent Bouj

    For the price it's superb. Drinks well now but will go another 10 years easy.

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    Travis M.
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    3 years ago
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    Rated 4 out of 5 stars
    Punches above its appellation.

    Took a few hours to open. Lovely violets and rose nose. Dark spice. A serious Booj. Enjoyed with Asian chicken chili wings. Give this wine 2-5 years to fill out. Another great selection by DD. Thank you!

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Dominique Piron

Fourteen generations of Pirons have grown and made wine in Beaujolais, with the latest, Dominique Piron, having a 40 year legacy of producing top-flight wines from the most iconic Crus.

Le Guide des Meilleurs Vins de France dubbed him, "one of the architects of the revival of Morgon, tackling with boundless energy the expression of wines of terroir, vinified in the pure tradition of Beaujolais....”.

These wines are awesome, pure expressions of the great Crus of the region. This is what Beaujolais is about. These reds are energetic, vibrant and complex. There is some serious Gamay on offer here from a regional icon.

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