Guy Breton Morgon Vieille Vignes 12pk 2017
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Also known as "Petit Max" by his friends, Guy Breton is certainly a name in everyone's ear ever since Kermit Lynch dubbed him, together with Marcel Lapierre, Jean-Paul Thévenet and Jean Foillard, as Beaujolais famous "Gang of Four" in the '80s. The essence of their philosophy: take a step back, appreciate and cultivate old vines, apply organic farming practices, avoid the use of sulphur, let natural ferments do their magic and help the terroir expressing itself through minimal intervention. Following these principals, each of them has ever since proven that Beaujolais is more than just 'Nouveau' and can indeed produce meaningful, complex and wonderful wines. Read More
2017 Guy Breton Morgon Vieilles Vignes
Opaque bright-rimmed ruby. A highly perfumed bouquet evokes fresh dark berries, cherry liqueur, smoky minerals and candied violet. Sappy, sharply focused blackberry, bitter cherry and lavender flavors show very good depth and take a sweeter turn with air. Fine-grained tannins add grip to an impressively long, mineral-driven finish that shows sharp delineation and resonating florality.
Rating: 93 Points
Source: Vinous; Josh Raynolds 2023 – 2032