Morgon – Côte du Py
80-year old vines planted in 5 hectares of schists of blue and grey granite with a vein of manganese with Southern sun exposure and at an altitude of 260m.
Density: 10,000 vines/ha
Annual Production: 250 cases
100% Gamay Noir
Sustainable farming practices
Maceration for 16-days with partial (70-80%) destemmed clusters in gridded vats.
Aged for 9-months in foudres then a light filtration.
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Since 1834, Laurent Gauthier’s family has preserved the natural respect of creating Crus with great finesse. Born and raised in Morgon, Monsieur Gauthier puts the spirit of his home each and every one of his wines. His hard work and determination to the art form that is wine making has allowed for him to understand the lessons that nature has given him throughout the years.