Duboeuf Morgon Belles Grives 2009

Gamay from Beaujolais, France

$18.00 $9.99
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Item No. 106339
  • red wine
  • RP90
  • WE90
Style: Smooth & Supple

Wine Style Guide

Light & Fruity

Red wines that are more fruit-forward and lighter in tannin and body.

Smooth & Supple

Medium bodied reds that go down easy, with smooth tannins and supple fruit.

Earthy & Spicy

Wines where earthy and/or spicy dominate the flavors – typically medium to full body.

Big & Bold

Full bodied wines that have concentrated fruit and are higher in alcohol and/or tannins. Some need age.

Alcohol By Volume: 13.0%

Alcohol By Volume Guide

  • 10%
  • 16+%
Most wine ranges from 10-16% alcohol by volume. Some varietals tend to have higher (for example Zinfandel and Cabernet Sauvignon) or lower alcohol levels (Pinot Noir and many white varietals), but there is always some variation from producer to producer. Some wine falls outside of this range, for instance Port weighs in closer to 20%, while Muscat and Riesling are usually a bit below 10%.

Winemaker's Notes

This Morgon is very smooth, with intoxicating scents of cassis, plum, violet and rose. The palate is filled with sweet revealing waves of red fruits. This wine is subtle and hints at a beautiful extended maturity.

Critical Acclaim

"The 2009 Morgon Belles Grives – representing as usual a second Duboeuf blend (beyond their "selection" flower label) from across several of this appellation’s sub-regions, and tasted from tank – smells of strawberry and cherry preserves with hints of raw beef. Infectiously juicy and bright, it finishes invigoratingly and saliva-inducing with tart berry skin and salt, yet an undertone of meatiness also persists that is apt to become more prominent as the wine evolves, which it ought to do nicely for 3-4 years. Range: 89-90"
90 Points

"Tannic and mineral, this is intensely structured. With its firm tannins and dark plum flavors, it is on the dry side...This is Beaujolais for aging. "
90 Points

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Rating:
(11/9/2011)
Style: Smooth & Supple
ery smooth not bitter and not to strong. I would recommend highly
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