Domaine des Gaudets - Grand Cras - Red
Domaine des Gaudets - Morgon
Gamay 100%
Christophe Sornay represents the fifth generation to take over the family farm. In the commune of Villié-Morgon, the Sornay family has a solid reputation that it has defended since it took over the Domaine in 2007. The great great grand-father of Christophe was a cooper. We are here in the tradition. The total surface of the Domaine is 12 hectares.Christophe Sornay, attentive to the eco-system, makes the weeding of the vines and brings an enrichment of the humus with his crushed branches. His way of vinification corresponds to the device of Morgon Cru “The fruit of a Beaujolais, the charm of a Bourgogne”.
Terroir : Decomposed schisteous and volcanic rock.
Hand picking -Vinification fo 12 to 14 days -An half-destemming - cap -punching - load treading and semi-carbonic fermentation with controlled temperatures ( 82 to 86 °F ). Ageing 6 months in tank.
Tasting notes
A red fruits nose , a smoothy mouth with noticeable tannins.
Food pairing
It will be perfect with red meat , poultry and cheese.
Aging potential
4-5 years.
Grape varieties
Gamay 100%
Current and upcoming vintage ratings :
202191 Wine Enthusiast
202094 James Suckling
202091 VINOUS
The explosive violet and crushed-blackberry nose leads into a very structured and youthful Morgon that's got tons of fine tannin and energy. Yhe long, concentrated and vibrant finish is still too tight for it to be fit for the dining table, but the potential is really there.
James Suckling
Terrisson Wines
195 rue Guy Arnaud
30900 Nîmes - FRANCE
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