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Laurent Perrachon et Fils 'Corcelette' Gamay, Morgon, Beaujolais, France

Laurent Perrachon et Fils 'Corcelette' Gamay, Morgon, Beaujolais, France

Laurent Perrachon et Fils 'Corcelette' Gamay, Morgon

A Tapestry of Tradition and Terroir

In the heart of Beaujolais, France, lies a testament to heritage and innovation, encapsulated within the bottles of the 2020 vintage of Laurent Perrachon et Fils 'Corcelette' Gamay, Morgon. This vintage emerges from the esteemed soils of the Corcelette sector in Morgon, carrying with it the legacy of the Perrachon family, who have been intertwined with the art of winemaking since 1601. Today, under the vigilant stewardship of the fifth and sixth generations, Martine, Laurent, Maxime, and Adrien, this legacy continues to flourish on the Domaine de la Bottière estate, a beacon of excellence since 1877.

Product Details:

  • Region: Morgon, Beaujolais, France
  • Varietal: Gamay
  • ABV: 13%
  • Average Vine Age: 45 years
  • Soil Type: Loose granite and schist
  • Production: 16,000 bottles
  • Yield: 45-50 hl/ha

Rooted in a rich tapestry of granitic and schistose soils, the vines, pruned short in goblet style, are meticulously tended to foster a deep connection between the land and the luscious Gamay grapes. This connection is further enriched by the estate's commitment to eliminating chemical products and embracing mechanical soil work, a testament to their dedication to the environment and the essence of their terroir.

A Symphony of Senses

Upon uncorking, the 2020 'Corcelette' Gamay unveils a garnet robe, veiling a complex bouquet of ripe fruits such as cherry, peach, apricot, and plum. Its full body and rich, intensely flavored palate command attention, offering a tactile experience as profound as its heritage. Crafted through a blend of tradition and innovation, including manual picking and a combination of stainless vat and oak barrel vinification, this wine celebrates texture, taste, and time.

Heritage and Horizon

The legacy of Laurent Perrachon et Fils is not merely preserved; it is propelled forward through passionate dedication to their craft and their lands. The acclaim from "La Revue du Vin de France" is a recognition not just of a single vintage but of a family's enduring commitment to excellence. This 2020 'Corcelette' Gamay, with its recommended aging of 3 to 4 years, stands as a beacon of the estate's aspirations, marrying the robust history of the Beaujolais Crus with the dynamic spirit of innovation.

A Celebratory Sip

To fully savor the depth and complexity of the 2020 'Corcelette' Gamay, serve it at 13°C alongside rich meat dishes, game, or cheese, allowing its full spectrum of flavors to unfold. This wine invites a celebration of the present moment and beckons a toast to the future, promising to enrich gatherings and meals with its distinct character and heritage. As lauded by critics, including a score of 92/100 by Roger Voss for Wine Enthusiast, it's a choice worth contemplating for those special occasions or as a cherished addition to any connoisseur's collection.

Embrace the opportunity to partake in a journey that bridges centuries, cultures, and crafts. The Laurent Perrachon et Fils 'Corcelette' Gamay, Morgon 2020 is more than a wine; it is a story poured from a bottle, waiting to be shared.

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