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”.
Domaine Sornay is situated on the town of Ville-Morgon, at the feet of the Moulin-à-Vent hills.
South - East exposure. Clay and chalky soil. Vines : 10 years old - 8.5 ha.
Destemming at 90 % . Maceration for 12 to 15 days. In vat to the spring.
This Beaujolais blanc is bright and limpid. There is some white flower aromas including hawthorn, honeysuckle and acacia. Flavors e of grapefruits with sometimes a touch of apricot. With time, it can take some notes of honey.
It matches perfectly as an apéritif, with starters, morel mushroom or seafood pastries, rabbit terrine, seafood risotto, fish, tuna, salmon, white meat, poultry soufflé, or even goat’s cheeses.
1 to 2 years.
100 % Chardonnay
201990 James Suckling
Fresh citric nose, then quite a supple, harmonious palate with some nice pear and yellow apple. Nice length and a food-friendly personality that’s easy to understand. Drink
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