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Jean Foillard

Morgon - 2018 - Jean Foillard

A perfect balance between power and freshness, with fruit notes, especially cherry. A complex wine, fruity and elegant.

Size
75 cl
Original features
Low-sulfite
Appellation
Morgon
Degree of alcohol
13 %
To drink from
2020 to 2024
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€14.50
VAT included

Gamay, of course! Natural, obviously! The estate’s soils are complex, rich in iron oxide and crisscrossed by veins of manganese, shale and very old igneous rock known as “roche pourrie” or rotten rock. P'tit Jean, as his friend’s call him, has farmed his vines organically since the beginning but has never sought certification. The rest is a matter of tradition: harvesting by hand, whole bunch vinification, carbonic maceration, and maturation 5 months in vats.

Jean Foillard

Jean Foillard

Jean Foillard,  P'tit Jean to his friends, joined his family’s estate of 8 hectares in 1981. Son and grandson of vignerons, one could say it was simply in the order of things that he’d return to the fold. Today, the renown of his wines has made him a revered giant of Beaujolais. The star vigneron of the celebrated Côte de Py vineyard site, Jean creates natural wines while following the...

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